The Laboratory Rabbit / Edition 1

The Laboratory Rabbit / Edition 1

by Mark A. Suckow, Fred A. Douglas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849325617

ISBN-13: 9780849325618

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Laboratory animals, including rabbits, play an important role in biomedical research and advances. The humane care and management of these animals is an ongoing concern. This guide was created especially for individuals performing research with rabbits whose duties include animal facility management, animal husbandry, regulatory compliance, and technical procedures

Overview

Laboratory animals, including rabbits, play an important role in biomedical research and advances. The humane care and management of these animals is an ongoing concern. This guide was created especially for individuals performing research with rabbits whose duties include animal facility management, animal husbandry, regulatory compliance, and technical procedures involved with their research. Basic information and common procedures are presented in detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849325618
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Important Biological Features
Introduction
Breeds
Behavior
Anatomic and Physiologic Features
Normative Values
Husbandry
Housing
Environmental Conditions
Environmental Enrichment
Nutrition
Sanitation
Transportation
Record Keeping
Management
Regulatory Agencies and Compliance
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Occupational Health and Zoonotic Diseases
Veterinary Care
Basic Veterinary Supplies
Physical Examination of the Rabbit
Quarantine
Common Clinical Problems
Treatment of Disease
Disease Prevention through Sanitation
Anesthesia and Analgesia
Aseptic Surgery
Postsurgical Management
Euthanasia
Experimental Methodology
Restraint
Sampling Techniques
Compound Administration Techniques
Polyclonal Antibody Production
Safety Testing Procedures
Necropsy
Resources
Organizations
Publications
Electronic Resources
Rabbits
Feed
Equipment
Bibliography

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