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    The Laboratory Guinea Pig (Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference) (Paperback) By (author) Donna J. Clemons, By (author) Jennifer L. Seeman, Series edited by Mark A. Suckow

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    DescriptionPraise 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 scientists who do not have direct access to large, well organized animal resource units with extensive library facilities." --John D. Young, Contemporary Topics The Laboratory Guinea Pig provides a compact and well- illustrated introduction to research on the guinea pig. The second edition of this popular handbook facilitates quick reference to the behavioral and physical traits of the guinea pig, as well as practical information on its unique anatomical and biological features. Numerous tables and color illustrations help the reader identify features of anatomy and understand health issues and care requirements. Supplying a stepwise introduction to common laboratory techniques, the new edition of this trusted reference provides guidance that supports the humane care and use of guinea pigs in the laboratory setting.


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    Title
    The Laboratory Guinea Pig
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Donna J. Clemons, By (author) Jennifer L. Seeman, Series edited by Mark A. Suckow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 172
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781439835562
    ISBN 10: 143983556X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: MBGR
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26930
    BISAC V2.8: MED005000, MED026000
    BIC subject category V2: MZF
    BISAC V2.8: MED096000, MED106000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616/.02733, 616.02733
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: SF407.G85 T47 2011
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SCITAS
    Thema V1.0: MKGT, MBGR, MZF
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    52 colour illustrations, 14 black & white tables
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Inc
    Imprint name
    CRC Press Inc
    Publication date
    13 June 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Bosa Roca
    Author Information
    Donna J. Clemons and Jennifer L. Seeman are with Covance Laboratories in Madison, Wisconsin.
    Table of contents
    important biological features introduction breeds behavior anatomic and physiologic features husbandry housing environmental conditions environmental enrichment nutrition sanitation transportation record keeping management regulatory agencies and compliance institutional animal care and use committee (iacuc) occupational health and zoonotic diseases animal health monitoring program veterinary care basic veterinary supplies physical examination of the guinea pig quarantine clinical signs of illness in guinea pigs common clinical problems general treatment of a disease disease prevention through sanitation anesthesia and analgesia aseptic surgery postsurgical management euthanasia experimental methodology restraint sampling procedures compound administration techniques adjuvants safety testing procedures necropsy resources organizations publications online resources animal sources feed equipment references