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Title The laboratory rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, and other rodents / edited by Mark A. Suckow, Karla A. Stevens, Ronald P. Wilson
Published Oxford : Academic Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 1268 pages) : color illustrations
Series American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series.
Contents General ethical considerations and regulatory issues -- Anesthesia and analgesia -- Clinical biochemistry and hematology -- Euthanasia and necropsy -- Zoonoses and occupational health -- Rabbits -- Guinea pigs -- Hamsters -- Chinchillas -- Other rodents: degu, naked mole rat, deer mice, white-footed mice, and their relatives, dormouce, kangaroo rat, cotton rat, sand rat, pocket gopher, white tailed rat, gerbils, Eqyptian fat-tailed jird -- Formulary -- Normative values -- Index
Summary The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents is a single volume, comprehensive book sanctioned by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), covering the rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil and other rodents often used in research. This well illustrated reference includes basic biology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, infectious and noninfectious diseases, husbandry and breeding, common experimental methods, and use of the species as a research model. With many expert contributors, this will be an extremely valuable publication for biomedical researchers, laboratory animal veternarians and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science. A new gold standard publication from the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series One stop resource for advancements in the humane and responsible care of: rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil, chinchilla, deer mouse, kangaroo rat, cotton rat, sand rat, and degu Includes up-to-date, common experimental methods Organized by species for easy access during bench research
Notes Title from pdf title page (viewed Feb. 13, 2012)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Laboratory animals.
Diseases -- Animal models.
Animals, Laboratory
Disease Models, Animal
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Diseases -- Animal models.
Laboratory animals.
Genre/Form Laboratory manuals.
Laboratory manuals.
Manuels de laboratoire.
Form Electronic book
Author Suckow, Mark A.
Stevens, Karla A.
Wilson, Ronald P.
ISBN 1283394049