PipetteA pipette is a container that is used in laboratories to carry a liquid from one place to another. It is a tube that, in general, has a widening in the middle and that has some type of cap on the top so that the liquid in question does not spill.

Pipettes have rulers or scales that help to know exactly how much liquid they hold inside. His surface It is transparent, so that the liquid and the aforementioned scale can be easily observed.

These instruments help to transfer a liquid from one container to another, something very important when performing experiments chemicals. The tip of the pipette must be inserted into the vessel from which the liquid is to be obtained and the mechanism that makes the pipette suck the content must be driven. When collecting the desired quantity, it is necessary to seal the suction mechanism and move the pipette, with the liquid inside, towards its destination, to proceed with the discharge.

It is known as Pasteur pipette to a type of dropper that is usually formed by a glass tube with a cone-shaped rim. It was created by Louis Pasteur, the French chemist also responsible for the development of pasteurization, and is used to transfer small amounts of liquid, in cases where it is not necessary to precisely control the volume of liquid being transferred.

A notable difference from the aforementioned pipettes is that the Pasteur pipette does not indicate the volume of liquid it contains. Regarding its operation, it has an opening in one of its ends to allow the passage of substances and a balloon in the other, which must be pressed to expel the air that is inside the pipette, so that when release it and immerse the utensil in a liquid that can enter through the opening.

PipettePipettes, on the other hand, are a very popular instrument for application of certain veterinary products in dogs and cats. In this sense, pipettes are used so that an insecticide acts on the skin of the pets, protecting it from the action of external parasites such as ticks and the fleas.

Thanks to their fast action and ease of application, pipettes have become one of the most popular methods to combat these parasites and to care for the Health of domestic animals.

The flea pipette is usually placed in the area of ​​the animal known as cross, which is equivalent to the highest point of the shoulder blades (or scapulae), just where your neck ends. For its action to be effective and long-lasting, it is recommended to separate your hairs with one hand and apply the product with the other, making direct contact with the skin.

It is important not to have bathed the animal in the last two days before the application of the pipette and do not do it during the time that you intend to take advantage of it, since the absorption takes place thanks to the fat of your skin. The product spreads throughout the body and is generally more effective than alternative antiparasitics.

In general, the flea pipette guarantees protection for one month, although its effectiveness varies according to the brand and the life style of the animal; the dogs Those who are lucky enough to live in rural areas are more likely to attract fleas and ticks than those who have to endure the gray routine of the city, which is why the same pipette can have different results.