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Laboratory animal medicine [electronic resource] /
edited by James G. Fox, editor-in-chief, Lynn C. Anderson, Glen M. Otto, Kathleen R. Pritchett-Corning, Mark T. Whary.
Third edition.
Amsterdam : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2015.
xvii, 1708 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm.
0124095275 (hbk), 012416613X, 9780124095274 (hbk), 9780124166134
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Amsterdam : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2015.
0124095275 (hbk)
9780124095274 (hbk)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
List of Reviewers -- List of Contributors -- Preface to the Third Edition - Laboratory Animal Medicine: Historical Perspectives -- Laws, Regulations, and Policies Affecting the Use of Laboratory Animals -- Biology and Diseases of Mice -- Biology and Diseases of Rats -- Biology and Diseases of Hamsters -- Biology and Diseases of Guinea Pigs -- Biology and Diseases of Other Rodents -- The Laboratory Woodchuck (Marmota monax) -- Biology and Diseases of Chinchillas -- Biology and Diseases of Rabbits -- Microbiological Quality Control for Laboratory Rodents and Lagomorphs -- Biology and Diseases of Dogs -- Biology and Diseases of Cats -- Biology and Diseases of Ferrets -- Biology and Diseases of Ruminants (Sheep, Goats, and Cattle) -- Biology and Diseases of Swine -- Nonhuman primates -- Biology and Diseases of Amphibians -- Biology and Diseases of Reptiles -- The Biology and Management of the Zebrafish -- Biology and Management of Laboratory Fishes -- Japanese Quail as a Laboratory Animal Model -- Zebra Finches in Biomedical Research -- Preanesthesia, Anesthesia, Analgesia, and Euthanasia -- Techniques of Experimentation -- Gnotobiotics -- Working Safely with Experimental Animals Exposed to Biohazards -- Selected Zoonoses -- Xenozoonoses: The Risk of Infection after Xenotransplantation -- Occupational Health of Laboratory Animal Workers -- Genetic Monitoring of Laboratory Mice and Rats -- Genetically Modified Animals -- Factors That Can Influence Animal Research -- Animal Models in Biomedical Research -- Research in Laboratory Animal and Comparative Medicine -- Design and Management of Research Facilities -- Program Management -- Laboratory Animal Behavior -- Animal Welfare -- Index.
"Laboratory Animal Medicine, Third Edition, is a fully revised publication from the American College of Laboratory Medicine's acclaimed blue book series. It presents an up-to-date volume that offers the most thorough coverage of the biology, diseases, health, and care of laboratory animals. Laboratory Animal Medicine is organized by species, with new inclusions of chinchillas, birds, and program and employee management, facility design, gnotobiology, and engineering, and is written and edited by known experts in the fields. Users will find gold-standard guidance on the practice and principles of laboratory animal science, as well as valuable information that applies across all of the biological and biomedical sciences that utilize laboratory animals." --Back cover
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