Indirect Calorimetry (Respirometry) Device

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna

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Short Description

Indirect calorimetry device. Multichannel system to measure oxygen consumption and CO2 release in up to 6 small and up to 4 large animals (reconfigurable for different species sizes). Includes gas-analyzers, humidity sensors, mass flow meters, pumps, gas-switches, computer and software

Contact Person

Thomas Ruf

Research Services

The research infrastructure is open for collabortion. No research services are provided. If you are interested to use the infrastructure (e.g. scientific project or collaboration), please contact us. For possible cooperation contact Thomas Ruf (

Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure

This device is used to measure metabolic rates of endothermic birds an mammals at rest and at moderate locomotor activity.

Department of Integrative Biology and Evolution, Vetmeduni, Vienna
Thomas Ruf
00043 1 250777150
Terms of use: To be agreed upon. Please contact Thomas Ruf (