Laboratory Animal Medicine / Edition 2

Laboratory Animal Medicine / Edition 2

by James G. Fox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0122639510

ISBN-13: 9780122639517

Pub. Date: 05/17/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Science

A volume in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series, this second edition has over 40% new material, including the addition of six new topics and many others that are completely rewritten. The book comprehensively covers the biological and disease aspects of laboratory animal medicine while examining other aspects such as the biohazards

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A volume in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series, this second edition has over 40% new material, including the addition of six new topics and many others that are completely rewritten. The book comprehensively covers the biological and disease aspects of laboratory animal medicine while examining other aspects such as the biohazards associated with the use of animal experimentation and factors complicating the bioethics of animal research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780122639517
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/17/2002
Series:
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
900
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.16(h) x 2.17(d)

Table of Contents

Bennett J. Cohen
List of Contributors
Preface
List of Reviewers for Chapters in This Volume
Ch. 1Laboratory Animal Medicine: Historical Perspectives
Ch. 2Laws, Regulations, and Policies Affecting the Use of Laboratory Animals
Ch. 3Biology and Diseases of Mice
Ch. 4Biology and Diseases of Rats
Ch. 5Biology and Diseases of Hamsters
Ch. 6Biology and Diseases of Guinea Pigs
Ch. 7Biology and Diseases of Other Rodents
Ch. 8Woodchucks as Laboratory Animals
Ch. 9Biology and Diseases of Rabbits
Ch. 10Microbiological Quality Control for Laboratory Rodents and Lagomorphs
Ch. 11Biology and Diseases of Dogs
Ch. 12Domestic Cats as Laboratory Animals
Ch. 13Biology and Diseases of Ferrets
Ch. 14Biology and Diseases of Ruminants: Sheep, Goats, and Cattle
Ch. 15Biology and Diseases of Swine
Ch. 16Nonhuman Primates
Ch. 17Biology and Diseases of Amphibians
Ch. 18Biology and Diseases of Reptiles
Ch. 19Biology and Management of the Zebrafish
Ch. 20Biology and Health of Laboratory Fishes
Ch. 21Design and Management of Animal Facilities
Ch. 22Preanesthesia, Anesthesia, Analgesia, and Euthanasia
Ch. 23Techniques of Experimentation
Ch. 24Control of Biohazards Associated with the Use of Experimental Animals
Ch. 25Selected Zoonoses
Ch. 26Xenozoonoses: The Risk of Infection after Xenotransplantation
Ch. 27Genetic Monitoring
Ch. 28Transgenic and Knockout Mice
Ch. 29Factors That May Influence Animal Research
Ch. 30Animal Models in Biomedical Research
Ch. 31Research in Laboratory Animal and Comparative Medicine
Ch. 32Laboratory Animal Behavior
Index

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