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The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents

A volume in American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Book2012

Edited by:

Mark A. Suckow, Karla A. Stevens and Ronald P. Wilson

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents

A volume in American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Book2012

 

Cover for The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents

Edited by:

Mark A. Suckow, Karla A. Stevens and Ronald P. Wilson

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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 won a 2012 PROSE Award for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers. The book 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 veterinarians and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science.

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 won a 2012 PROSE Award for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers. The book 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 veterinarians and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science.

Key Features

  • 2012 PROSE Award winner for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers
  • 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
  • 2012 PROSE Award winner for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers
  • 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

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ISBN

978-0-12-380920-9

Language

English

Published

2012

Copyright

Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved

Imprint

Academic Press

Editors

Mark A. Suckow

Karla A. Stevens

Ronald P. Wilson