This new edition features updates throughout with increased emphasis on timely topics such as infectious diseases in genetically engineered mice. Diseases covered include viral infections, bacterial infections, parasitic diseases, nutritional and metabolic disorders, behavioral disorders, aging and degenerative disorders, environment-related disease, and neoplasms. Organized by species, coverage includes mice, rats, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, and rabbits. Veterinary pathologists, laboratory animal veterinarians, and students will appreciate the concise organization and easily accessible information on key diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, and significance of diseases.
“...provides a comprehensive synopsis of the important diseases affecting laboratory rodents and rabbits... has earned the reputation of being a key resource and required reading for veterinarians who are seeking board certification in laboratory animal medicine and veterinary patholoogy disciplines.... also extremely useful for laboratory animal health technicians and veterinary students. The new edition features updates throughout while maintaining the concise organization of previous editions and for these reasons will continue to be a standard pathology text for those working with laboratory rodents and rabbits. - Interface: Newsletter of the Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Medicine
"Overall, this book still remains one of the best overviews of pathology in laboratory animals, particularly of infectious disease. The clear, concise and easy-to-follow style should find its way onto an available bookshelf for all with a professional interest in these species." - BTS Newsletter
“An excellent reference that should be on the shelf of pathologists interested in these animals. It would also be valuable to clinicians who see these subject animals [or] those who like to explore the subject of pathology and want more information and description of the lesions of the diseases they see.” - Exotic DVM Magazine