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The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents. American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

  • ID: 1951661
  • Book
  • February 2012
  • Region: United States, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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.
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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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Mark A. Suckow Associate Vice President for Research, Attending Veterinarian, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY..

Mark A. Suckow, DVM, DACLAM, is the Associate Vice President for Research, Attending Veterinarian, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Kentucky. He is on the council on Accreditation at the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. Dr. Suckow has 25 years of experience with IACUC organization and regulatory compliance, laboratory animal medicine, research with a variety of animal models, and animal facility design and management. He is the previous editor of laboratory animal publications with CRC Press and AP/Elsevier, including Principles of Animal Research, Research Regulatory Compliance and The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster and Other Rodents
Karla A. Stevens Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., Sommerville, NJ, U.S.A..

Ronald P. Wilson Professor and Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA.

Ronald P. Wilson, VMA, MS, DACLAM, is the Professor and Chair of Comparative Medicine at Pennsylvania State University. Research interests are related to experimental surgery, pain, analgesia and anesthesia of laboratory animals.
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