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

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

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Overview

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents by Mark A. Suckow

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.

  • 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780123809216
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/14/2011
Series: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1288
File size: 30 MB
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About the Author

Director, Research Animal Resource, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

Table of Contents

General

  • Ethical Considerations and Regulatory Issues
  • Anesthesia and Analgesia
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Hematology
  • Euthanasia and Necropsy
  • Zoonoses and Occupational Health

Rabbits

Guinea Pigs

Hamsters

Chinchillas

Other Rodents

  • Degu
  • Naked Mole Rat
  • Deer Mouse
  • Dormice
  • Kangaroo Rat
  • Cotton Rat
  • Sand Rat
  • Pocket Gopher
  • White Tailed Rat
  • Gerbils (Jirds)

Appendices

  • Formulary
  • Normative Values

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