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    DescriptionThis book examines the general principles of laboratory animal maintenance and experimental use as well as factors that have to be taken into account when good research is done with animals. In addition, it provides species specific coverage, concentrating on the species most used as laboratory animals. The book gives a comprehensive description of the welfare questions considered to be important for each species under laboratory conditions.

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    The Welfare of Laboratory Animals
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Eila Kaliste
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 358
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    ISBN 13: 9781402061363
    ISBN 10: 1402061366

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QL
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.7
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16900
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    BISAC V2.8: SCI070000
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
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    Abridged Dewey: 590
    BIC subject category V2: MZF
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020, MED089000, PSY000000, MED047000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SCI020000, SCI007000
    DC22: 636.0885
    Libri: LABO8000, P0041384, VERS8000
    LC classification: QH432
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QH301-705, QL750-795, QL1-991, QP82-82.2, SF600-1100
    Thema V1.0: PSAF, JM, PSV, PSB, MZ, MZF, MBGL
    Edition statement
    2004 ed.
    Illustrations note
    Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
    Imprint name
    Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
    Publication date
    04 May 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Table of contents
    - Series Preface. Preface. Contributing authors. - General Principles for Maintenance and Use of Laboratory Animals. Animal welfare - an introduction; D. Bratbo Sorensen. Research, animals and welfare. Regulations, alternatives and guidelines; T. Nevalainen. Infections in laboratory animals: Importance and control; W. Nicklas. Housing, care and environmental factors; A. Kornerup Hansen, V. Baumans. Nutrition and animal welfare; M. Ritskes-Hoitinga, J.H. Strubbe. Experimental procedures: General principles and recommendations; D.B. Morton. - The Welfare of Different Species. The welfare of laboratory mice; V. Baumans. The welfare of laboratory rats; E. Kaliste, S. Mering. The welfare of laboratory guinea pigs; N. Sachser, C. Kunzl, S. Kaiser. The welfare of laboratory rabbits; L. Lidfors, T. Edstrom, L. Lindberg. The welfare of laboratory dogs; R. Hubrecht, A.C Buckwell. The welfare of pigs and minipigs; P. Bollen, M. Ritskes-Hoitinga. The welfare of non-human primates; J. Hau, S.J. Schapiro. Animal welfare issues under laboratory constraints, an ethological perspective: rodents and marmosets; A. Vitale, F. Cirulli, F. Capone, E. Alleva. - Index.