Books in The Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series serve as ready references for individuals involved in the husbandry and management of research animal facilities. Most titles provide a single source reference for a specific species, including information that a student, technician, or investigator would need for the humane care and employment of the indicated species in a research setting.
Laboratory Animals Pocket Reference Set
The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate
The Laboratory Bird
The Laboratory Rat
The Laboratory Mouse
The Laboratory Ferret
By Various Various
March 30, 2020
The Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series discusses procedures that ensure laboratory animals receive the best, most humane, and most responsible care possible. The 17 volumes are compact. The contents of each includes important biological features, husbandry, management, veterinary care, ...
By Jeffrey D. Fortman, Terry A. Hewett, Lisa C. Halliday
September 18, 2017
Key features Contains 28 updated tables designed as quick, easy-to-use references for New and Old World species Provides over 100 photographs and illustrations, most now in color, depicting aspects of nonhuman primate biology, behavior, management practices, diseases, and technical procedures Gives...
By Cholawat Pacharinsak, Jennifer C. Smith
April 10, 2017
Rodents are the most commonly used species in biomedical research. Individuals conducting rodent research are often responsible to ensure that all areas of anesthesia and analgesia are performed humanely. Anesthetic agent selection, anesthetic monitoring, and postoperative pain assessment and ...
By Douglas K Taylor, Vanessa K Lee, Karen R Strait
December 18, 2015
Laboratory animals, including birds, play an important role in biomedical research. The humane care and management of these animals is an ongoing concern. A new addition to the acclaimed Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference series, The Laboratory Bird is the first publication dedicated to the care ...
By F. Claire Hankenson
October 03, 2013
For critical care of laboratory rodents, there is a scarcity of sources for comprehensive, feasible, and response-oriented information on clinical interventions specific to spontaneous and induced models of disease. With the more complex cases that need critical care management, many treatment ...
By Patrick Sharp, Jason S. Villano
December 11, 2012
Rats have long been recognized as a valuable biomedical research model, notably in the investigation of aging, toxicology, addiction, and common human diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. In many instances, individuals conducting such research studies are charged with important ...
By Peggy J. Danneman, Mark A. Suckow, Cory Brayton
September 25, 2012
Mice have long been recognized as a valuable tool for investigating the genetic and physiological bases of human diseases such as diabetes, infectious disease, cancer, heart disease, and a wide array of neurological disorders. With the advent of transgenic and other genetic engineering technologies...
By C. Andrew Matchett, Rena Marr, Felipe M. Berard, Andrew G. Cawthon, Sonya P. Swing
March 09, 2012
Laboratory animals, including ferrets, play an important role in biomedical research and advances. The humane care and management of these animals remains an ongoing concern. Published in color to provide greater clarity to the techniques and concepts discussed, The Laboratory Ferret presents basic...
By Donna J. Clemons, Jennifer L. Seeman
June 13, 2011
Praise 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 ...
By Claudia Harper, Christian Lawrence
December 17, 2010
Like other books in the Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series, this guide covers all aspects pertaining to the use of these organisms including their basic biology, humane care and management, husbandry, life support systems, regulatory compliance, technical procedures, veterinary care, and ...
By Mark A. Suckow, Valerie Schroeder, Fred A. Douglas
April 12, 2010
With laboratory animals, especially rabbits, playing such an important role in biomedical research, the humane care of these animals is an ongoing concern. The Laboratory Rabbit, Second Edition presents basic information and common procedures in detail to provide a quick reference for caretakers, ...
By Peter J. A. Bollen, Axel K. Hansen, Aage K Olsen Alstrup
February 22, 2010
Since the popular first edition was published more than a decade ago, the number of swine used in toxicity studies has increased as an alternative to commonly used non-rodent species, such as dogs and primates. A volume in the Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series, The Laboratory Swine, Second ...