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The laboratory rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, and other rodents

Author: Mark A Suckow; Karla A Stevens; Ronald P Wilson
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, 2012.
Series: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series.
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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 includes basic biology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, infectious and noninfectious diseases, husbandry and breeding,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Suckow; Karla A Stevens; Ronald P Wilson
ISBN: 9780123809209 0123809207
OCLC Number: 755071536
Description: xvii, 1268 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: General: Ethical considerations and regulatory issues / Marilyn J. Brown and Kathleen L. Smiler ; Anesthesia and analgesia / Patrick A. Lester ; Rashida M. Moore, Katherine A. Shuster, and Daniel D. Myers ; Clinical biochemistry and hematology / Ida M. Washington and Gerald Van Hoosier ; Euthanasia and necropsy / Mihai Gagea-Iurascu and Suzanne Craig ; Zoonoses and occupational health / David W. Brammer. Rabbits: The domestic rabbit, 'Oryctolagus cuniculus': origins and history / Katherine A. Naff and Suzanne Craig ; Rabbit genetics and transgenic models / Neil D. Christensen and Xuwen Peng ; Anatomy, physiology, and behavior / Joanne Soon and Marcelo A. Cato ; Rabbit colony management and related health concerns / Robert H. Quinn ; Basic experimental methods in the rabbit / Cynthia A. Pekoe ; antibody production / Harold F. Stills / Toxicity and safety testing / Debra Kirchner and Susan Hen wood ; Bacterial diseases / David De long ; Viral diseases / Thea Babb and Ronald F. Di Giacomo ; Parasitic diseases / Stacy Pritt, Kimberley Cohen, and Heather Sedlacek ; Rabbit neoplasia / Peggy T. Tinkey, Rajesh K. Uthamanthil, and Steven H. Weisbroth ; Mycoses and non-infectious diseases / Kristie Brock, Laura Gallaugher, Valerie K. Bergdall, and Robert C. Dysko ; The rabbit as an experimental model / Tanya H. Burkholder, Garry Linton, Robert F. Hoyt, Jr., and Richard Young. Guinea pigs: Taxonomy and history / Stacy Pritt ; Anatomy, physiology, and behavior / Maureen Hargaden and Laura Singer ; Management, husbandry, and colony health / Vincent C. Gresham and Vicky L. Haines ; Basic experimental methods / Richard B. Huneke ; Infectious diseases / Thea Brabb, Denise Newsome, Andrew Burich, and Martha Hanes ; Non-infectious diseases / Bruce H. Williams ; Guinea pigs as experimental models / Douglas K. Taylor and Vanessa K. Lee. Hamsters: Taxonomy and history / Gerald D. Smith ; Anatomy, physiology, and behavior / Kathleen A. Murray ; Management, husbandry, and colony health / Guy B. Mulder ; Biomedical research techniques / Jerald Silverman ; Bacterial and fungal diseases / Craig S. Frisk ; Viral diseases / Amy Cassano, Skye Rasmussen, and Felix R. Wolf ; Parasitic diseases / Holly N. Burr, Lee-Ronn Paluch, Gordon S. Roble, and Neil S. Lipman ; Non-infectious diseases / Brian Karolewski, Thomas W. Mayer, and Gaye Ruble ; The experimental use of hamsters / Helen Valentine, Erin K. Daugherity, Bhupinder Singh, and Kirk J. Maurer ; The Chinese or striped-back hamster / William P. Feeney ; The European hamster / Judy Fenyk-Melody ; Other hamsters / Beth A. Bauer and Cynthia Besch-Williford. Chinchillas: Taxonomy and history / Brent J. Martin ; Anatomy, physiology, and behavior / Leanne C. Alworth and Stephen B. Harvey ; Management, husbandry, and colony health / Stephen I. Levin, Diana M.P. Berger, and Tracy L. Gluckman ; Basic experimental methods / Charlie C. Hsu, Jeleen A. Briscoe, and Angela B. Keffer ; Diseases and veterinary care / John N. Norton and Randall P. Reynolds ; Chinchillas as experimental models / Lisa Martin. Other rodents: Degu / Lesley A. Colby, Howard G. Rush, Megan M. Mahoney and Teresa M. Lee ; Naked mole rat / Rochelle Buffenstein, Thomas Park, Martha Hanes, and James E. Artwohl ; Deer mice, white-footed mice, and their relatives / Peter C. Smith ; Jodi A. Carlson Scholz, and Steven R. Wilson ; Dormouse / John P. Long and Cheri L. West ; Kangaroo Rat / Denise M. Newsom and Gerald L. Van Hoosier, Jr. ; Cotton rat / Joseph F. Curlee and Dale M. Cooper ; Pocket gopher / M. Susan Devries ; White-tailed rat / Beth A. Bauer and Cynthia L. Besch-Williford ; Gerbils / Margaret Batchelder, Lynn S. Keller, Mary Ball Sauer, and Wanda L. West ; Egyptian fat-tailed jird / Stephen A. Felt, Nancy L. Merrill, Fady I. Guirguis, and Hussein I. Hussein ; Sand rat / Rony Kalman, Ehud Ziv, Galila Lazarovici, and Eleazar Shafrir. Formulary and normative values: Formulary / Sean Maguire and C. Terrance Hawk ; Normative values / Jolaine M. Wilson, Diane J. Gaertner, James O. Marx, and F. Claire Hankenson.
Series Title: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series.
Responsibility: edited by Mark A. Suckow, Karla A. Stevens, Ronald P. Wilson.

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