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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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Product details

  • Hardback | 1288 pages
  • 226.06 x 279.4 x 68.58mm | 3,651.4g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New
  • Approx. 575 illustrations (575 in full color); Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0123809207
  • 9780123809209
  • 1,076,844

Review quote

"...a thorough review of the responsible use of these species in research...a well organized, easily read volume that serves as both a handy reference and as an authoritative compilation."--Anticancer Research, February 2015

"The book is easy to use, despite its size, as the information is well indexed by diseases and species...I highly recommend this text as the editors with their 112 coauthors have met the goal to provide a comprehensive resource for laboratory rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and other rodents."--Veterinary Pathology, September 2013

"...The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents serves as a thorough review of the responsible use of these species in research... a well organized, easily read volume that serves as both a handy reference and as an authoritative compilation."--Anticancer Research, Volume 33, issue no. 5, May 2013
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Table of contents

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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About Mark A Suckow

Director, Research Animal Resource, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA
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Review Text

"...a thorough review of the responsible use of these species in research...a well organized, easily read volume that serves as both a handy reference and as an authoritative compilation."-- Anticancer Research, February 2015

" The book is easy to use, despite its size, as the information is well indexed by diseases and species.I highly recommend this text as the editors with their 112 coauthors have met the goal to provide a comprehensive resource for laboratory rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and other rodents."-- Veterinary Pathology, September 2013

". The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents serves as a thorough review of the responsible use of these species in research. a well organized, easily read volume that serves as both a handy reference and as an authoritative compilation."-- Anticancer Research, Volume 33, issue no. 5, May 2013
"...a thorough review of the responsible use of these species in research...a well organized, easily read volume that serves as both a handy reference and as an authoritative compilation."-- Anticancer Research, February 2015

" The book is easy to use, despite its size, as the information is well indexed by diseases and species.I highly recommend this text as the editors with their 112 coauthors have met the goal to provide a comprehensive resource for laboratory rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and other rodents."-- Veterinary Pathology, September 2013

". The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents serves as a thorough review of the responsible use of these species in research. a well organized, easily read volume that serves as both a handy reference and as an authoritative compilation."-- Anticancer Research, Volume 33, issue no. 5, May 2013
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