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Manual of Animal Technology

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

Edited By: S W Barnett


Paperback | Jan 2007 | #122265 | ISBN-13: 9780632055937
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The Manual of Animal Technology is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the care of animals used in scientific procedures. Legal and welfare issues are covered, as well as the husbandry of mammals and birds used in scientific studies.


Supply and production of protected animals; The mouse; The rat; The hamster; The guinea pig; The rabbit; The ferret; The cat; The dog; The common marmoset; Old world primates; Zebra fish; The African clawed frog; Genetically altered animals; Reproductive physiology; Genetic monitoring of inbred strains; Microbiological control of laboratory animals; Farm animal introduction; Cattle; Sheep; Goats; Pigs; Horses; Chickens; Quail; Nutrition; Animal drinking water; Transport of animals; Biodecontamination; Animals with defined microbiological status; Isolation of laboratory animals which are a potential infection risk; The environment; Disease; Parasitology; The law and laboratory animals; The ethical implications of the use of animals in scientific procedures; Good laboratory practice; Experimental procedures; An introduction to Telemetry in laboratory animal; Surgical techniques; Anaesthesia and perio-operative care; Euthanasia; Appendices; Glossary

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