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Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference


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Books in The Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series serve as ready references for individuals involved in the husbandry and management of research animal facilities. Most titles provide a single source reference for a specific species, including information that a student, technician, or investigator would need for the humane care and employment of the indicated species in a research setting.

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Laboratory Animals Pocket Reference Set

Laboratory Animals Pocket Reference Set

1st Edition

Forthcoming


September 30, 2019

The Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series discusses procedures that ensure laboratory animals receive the best, most humane, and most responsible care possible. The 17 volumes are compact. The contents of each includes important biological features, husbandry, management, veterinary care,...

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate

2nd Edition

Jeffrey D. Fortman, Terry A. Hewett, Lisa C. Halliday
September 18, 2017

Key features Contains 28 updated tables designed as quick, easy-to-use references for New and Old World species Provides over 100 photographs and illustrations, most now in color, depicting aspects of nonhuman primate biology, behavior, management practices, diseases, and technical procedures Gives...

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management: Rodents

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management: Rodents

1st Edition

Cholawat Pacharinsak, Jennifer C. Smith
April 10, 2017

Key features: Presents practical information in easily accessible ‘bullet point’ format Covers anesthetic machine and related equipment, anesthetic management and monitoring, anesthesia and analgesia pharmacology, euthanasia, and record keeping Written by well-recognized experts in the...

The Laboratory Bird

The Laboratory Bird

1st Edition

Douglas K Taylor, Vanessa K Lee, Karen R Strait
December 18, 2015

Laboratory animals, including birds, play an important role in biomedical research. The humane care and management of these animals is an ongoing concern. A new addition to the acclaimed Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference series, The Laboratory Bird is the first publication dedicated to the care...

Critical Care Management for Laboratory Mice and Rats

Critical Care Management for Laboratory Mice and Rats

1st Edition

F. Claire Hankenson
October 03, 2013

For critical care of laboratory rodents, there is a scarcity of sources for comprehensive, feasible, and response-oriented information on clinical interventions specific to spontaneous and induced models of disease. With the more complex cases that need critical care management, many treatment...

The Laboratory Rat

The Laboratory Rat

2nd Edition

Patrick Sharp, Jason S. Villano
December 11, 2012

Rats have long been recognized as a valuable biomedical research model, notably in the investigation of aging, toxicology, addiction, and common human diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. In many instances, individuals conducting such research studies are charged with important...

The Laboratory Mouse

The Laboratory Mouse

2nd Edition

Peggy J. Danneman, Mark A. Suckow, Cory Brayton
September 25, 2012

Mice have long been recognized as a valuable tool for investigating the genetic and physiological bases of human diseases such as diabetes, infectious disease, cancer, heart disease, and a wide array of neurological disorders. With the advent of transgenic and other genetic engineering technologies...

The Laboratory Ferret

The Laboratory Ferret

1st Edition

C. Andrew Matchett, Rena Marr, Felipe M. Berard, Andrew G. Cawthon, Sonya P. Swing
March 09, 2012

Laboratory animals, including ferrets, play an important role in biomedical research and advances. The humane care and management of these animals remains an ongoing concern. Published in color to provide greater clarity to the techniques and concepts discussed, The Laboratory Ferret presents basic...

The Laboratory Guinea Pig

The Laboratory Guinea Pig

2nd Edition

Donna J. Clemons, Jennifer L. Seeman
June 13, 2011

Praise for the First Edition "This book is easy to read and has many informative illustrations…I would strongly recommend this book to those interested in a broad introduction to the care and use of laboratory guinea pigs as well as to laboratory animal technicians, managers, veterinarians and...

The Laboratory Zebrafish

The Laboratory Zebrafish

1st Edition

Claudia Harper, Christian Lawrence
December 17, 2010

Like other books in the Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series, this guide covers all aspects pertaining to the use of these organisms including their basic biology, humane care and management, husbandry, life support systems, regulatory compliance, technical procedures, veterinary care, and...

The Laboratory Rabbit

The Laboratory Rabbit

2nd Edition

Mark A. Suckow, Valerie Schroeder, Fred A. Douglas
April 12, 2010

With laboratory animals, especially rabbits, playing such an important role in biomedical research, the humane care of these animals is an ongoing concern. The Laboratory Rabbit, Second Edition presents basic information and common procedures in detail to provide a quick reference for caretakers,...

The Laboratory Swine

The Laboratory Swine

2nd Edition

Peter J. A. Bollen, Axel K. Hansen, Aage K Olsen Alstrup
February 22, 2010

Since the popular first edition was published more than a decade ago, the number of swine used in toxicity studies has increased as an alternative to commonly used non-rodent species, such as dogs and primates. A volume in the Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series, The Laboratory Swine, Second...

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