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Laboratory Animal Medicine

A volume in American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Book • Third Edition2015

Edited by:

James G. Fox, Lynn C. Anderson, ... Mark T. Whary

Laboratory Animal Medicine

A volume in American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Book • Third Edition2015

 

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Edited by:

James G. Fox, Lynn C. Anderson, ... Mark T. Whary

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    Chapter 1 - Laboratory Animal Medicine: Historical Perspectives

    James G. Fox and B. Taylor Bennett

    Pages 1-21

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    Chapter 2 - Laws, Regulations, and Policies Affecting the Use of Laboratory Animals

    Kathryn Bayne and Lynn C. Anderson

    Pages 23-42

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    Chapter 3 - Biology and Diseases of Mice

    Mark T. Whary, Nicole Baumgarth, ... Stephen W. Barthold

    Pages 43-149

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    Chapter 4 - Biology and Diseases of Rats

    Glen M. Otto, Craig L. Franklin and Charles B. Clifford

    Pages 151-207

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    Chapter 5 - Biology and Diseases of Hamsters

    Emily L. Miedel and F. Claire Hankenson

    Pages 209-245

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    Chapter 6 - Biology and Diseases of Guinea Pigs

    Nirah H. Shomer, Hilda Holcombe and John E. Harkness

    Pages 247-283

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    Chapter 7 - Biology and Diseases of Other Rodents

    Thomas M. Donnelly, Ingrid Bergin and Melanie Ihrig

    Pages 285-349

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    Chapter 8 - The Laboratory Woodchuck (Marmota monax)

    Christine A. Bellezza, Sandra Sexton, ... Bud C. Tennant

    Pages 351-386

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    Chapter 9 - Biology and Diseases of Chinchillas

    Charlie C. Hsu, Maia M. Chan and Colette L. Wheler

    Pages 387-409

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    Chapter 10 - Biology and Diseases of Rabbits

    Megan H. Nowland, David W. Brammer, ... Howard G. Rush

    Pages 411-461

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    Chapter 11 - Microbiological Quality Control for Laboratory Rodents and Lagomorphs

    William R. Shek, Abigail L. Smith and Kathleen R. Pritchett-Corning

    Pages 463-510

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    Chapter 12 - Biology and Diseases of Dogs

    Jean A. Nemzek, Patrick A. Lester, ... Daniel D. Myers

    Pages 511-554

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    Chapter 13 - Biology and Diseases of Cats

    Tanya Burkholder, Carmen Ledesma Feliciano, ... Henry J. Baker

    Pages 555-576

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    Chapter 14 - Biology and Diseases of Ferrets

    Joerg Mayer, Robert P. Marini and James G. Fox

    Pages 577-622

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    Chapter 15 - Biology and Diseases of Ruminants (Sheep, Goats, and Cattle)

    Wendy J. Underwood, Ruth Blauwiekel, ... Adam Schoell

    Pages 623-694

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    Chapter 16 - Biology and Diseases of Swine

    Kristi L. Helke, Paula C. Ezell, ... M. Michael Swindle

    Pages 695-769

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    Chapter 17 - Nonhuman Primates

    Elizabeth R. Magden, Keith G. Mansfield, ... Christian R. Abee

    Pages 771-930

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    Chapter 18 - Biology and Diseases of Amphibians

    Dorcas P. O’Rourke and Matthew D. Rosenbaum

    Pages 931-965

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    Chapter 19 - Biology and Diseases of Reptiles

    Dorcas P. O’Rourke and Kvin Lertpiriyapong

    Pages 967-1013

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    Chapter 20 - The Biology and Management of the Zebrafish

    Michael Y. Esmail, Keith M. Astrofsky, ... Fabrizio C. Serluca

    Pages 1015-1062

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    Chapter 21 - Biology and Management of Laboratory Fishes

    Michael K. Stoskopf

    Pages 1063-1086

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    Chapter 22 - Japanese Quail as a Laboratory Animal Model

    Janet Baer, Rusty Lansford and Kimberly Cheng

    Pages 1087-1108

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    Chapter 23 - Zebra Finches in Biomedical Research

    Mary M. Patterson and Michale S. Fee

    Pages 1109-1134

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    Chapter 24 - Preanesthesia, Anesthesia, Analgesia, and Euthanasia

    Paul Flecknell, Jennifer L.S. Lofgren, ... Ronald P. Wilson

    Pages 1135-1200

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    Chapter 25 - Techniques of Experimentation

    Michael R. Talcott, Walter Akers and Robert P. Marini

    Pages 1201-1262

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    Chapter 26 - Gnotobiotics

    Trenton R. Schoeb and Richard J. Rahija

    Pages 1263-1296

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    Chapter 27 - Working Safely with Experimental Animals Exposed to Biohazards

    James R. Swearengen and Calvin B. Carpenter

    Pages 1297-1312

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    Chapter 28 - Selected Zoonoses

    James G. Fox, Glen Otto and Lesley A. Colby

    Pages 1313-1370

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    Chapter 29 - Xenozoonoses: The Risk of Infection after Xenotransplantation

    Marian G. Michaels

    Pages 1371-1379

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    Chapter 30 - Occupational Health of Laboratory Animal Workers

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Rafael Y. Lefkowitz, ... Benjamin J. Weigler

    Pages 1381-1402

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    Chapter 31 - Genetic Monitoring of Laboratory Mice and Rats

    Marjorie C. Strobel, Laura G. Reinholdt, ... Kathleen Pritchett-Corning

    Pages 1403-1416

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    Chapter 32 - Genetically Modified Animals

    Kathleen R. Pritchett-Corning and Carlisle P. Landel

    Pages 1417-1440

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    Chapter 33 - Factors That Can Influence Animal Research

    David G. Baker and Neil S. Lipman

    Pages 1441-1496

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    Chapter 34 - Animal Models in Biomedical Research

    Kirk J. Maurer and Fred W. Quimby

    Pages 1497-1534

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    Chapter 35 - Research in Laboratory Animal and Comparative Medicine

    J. Mark Cline and Thomas B. Clarkson

    Pages 1535-1541

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    Chapter 36 - Design and Management of Research Facilities

    Neil S. Lipman and Steven L. Leary

    Pages 1543-1597

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    Chapter 37 - Program Management

    Steven M. Niemi

    Pages 1599-1616

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    Chapter 38 - Laboratory Animal Behavior

    Kathryn A.L. Bayne, Bonnie V. Beaver, ... Christina Winnicker

    Pages 1617-1651

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    Chapter 39 - Animal Welfare

    Marilyn J. Brown and Christina Winnicker

    Pages 1653-1672

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    Index

    Pages 1673-1708

About the book

Description

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, health, and care of laboratory animals.

The book is organized by species, with new inclusions of chinchillas, birds, and program and employee management, and is written and edited by known experts in the fields.

Users will find gold-standard guidance on the study of laboratory animal science, as well as valuable information that applies across all of the biological and biomedical sciences that work with animals.

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, health, and care of laboratory animals.

The book is organized by species, with new inclusions of chinchillas, birds, and program and employee management, and is written and edited by known experts in the fields.

Users will find gold-standard guidance on the study of laboratory animal science, as well as valuable information that applies across all of the biological and biomedical sciences that work with animals.

Key Features

  • Organized by species for in-depth understanding of biology, health, and best care of animals
  • Features the inclusion of chinchillas, quail, and zebra finches as animal models
  • Offers guidance on program and employee management
  • Covers regulations, policies, and laws for laboratory animal management worldwide
  • Organized by species for in-depth understanding of biology, health, and best care of animals
  • Features the inclusion of chinchillas, quail, and zebra finches as animal models
  • Offers guidance on program and employee management
  • Covers regulations, policies, and laws for laboratory animal management worldwide

Details

ISBN

978-0-12-409527-4

Language

English

Published

2015

Copyright

Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Academic Press

Editors

James G. Fox

Division of Comparative Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Lynn C. Anderson

Global Animal Welfare and Comparative Medicine, Covance Laboratories Inc., Madison, WI, USA

Glen M. Otto

Animal Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Kathleen R. Pritchett-Corning

Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Department of Comparative Medicine, Cambridge, MA, USA

Mark T. Whary

Division of Comparative Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA