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The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate, Second Edition

By Jeffery D. Fortman, Terry A. Hewett, Lisa Halliday

© 2017 – CRC Press

360 pages | 90 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate, Second Edition continues the second generation of books in the successful, well-received The Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series. This guide presents basic information and common procedures in detail to provide a quick reference source for investigators, technicians, and caretakers in the laboratory setting. It serves as a reference for experienced individuals in the field, as well as students. This newest edition is printed in full color to provide greater clarity to the techniques and concepts discussed. Technical procedures and management practices are illustrated with figures and tables, in a clear, easy-to-read format.

Table of Contents

Important Biologic Features. Husbandry. Management. Veterinary Care. Experimental Methodology. Resources. References.

About the Authors

Jeffrey D. Fortman is Director of the Biologic Resources Laboratory at University of Illinois, Chicago. He is also Attending Veterinarian at Jesse Brown Veterans Administration Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Terry A. Hewett, D.V.M., received her doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 1986, and completed a residency in laboratory animal medicine at the University of California, Davis in 1991. She is a Diplomat of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. She works at the University of Illinois at Chicago as a clinical veterinarian and has 12 years of experience in the clinical veterinary care of nonhuman primates and supporting research utilizing Old and New World species.

About the Series

Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Toxicology
MEDICAL / Research
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience