The Laboratory Mouse, 2nd Edition

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The Laboratory Mouse, 2nd Edition

The Laboratory Mouse, 2Nd Edition

By Peggy J. Danneman, Mark A. Suckow and Cory Brayton

The Laboratory Mouse, 2nd Edition PDF is a comprehensive book written by international experts. With inclusions of the newly revised European standards on laboratory animals, this will be the most current, global authority on the care of mice in laboratory research. This well-illustrated edition offers new and updated chapters including immunology, viruses and parasites, behavior, enrichment and care standards of laboratory mice across the life sciences, medical and veterinary fields.

Readership
The primary audience for this work is biomedical researchers, laboratory animal veterinarians, and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal sciences, as well as, academic and research libraries.

  • Features four-color illustrations with complete instruction on mouse surgery, anatomy, behavior and care of the mouse in laboratory research
  • Offers additional chapters on new mouse strains, phenotyping of strains, bacteria and parasites, and immunology
  • Includes the newly revised EU standards on care, as well as, comparisons to standards and regulations in the US and other countries
Table of Contents

Important Biological Features
Introduction
Stocks and Strains
Nomenclature
Behavior
Anatomic and Physiologic Features
Normative Values
Hematology
Immunodeficient Mice
Wild Mice
References

Husbandry
Housing
Barriers and Containment
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Special Considerations for Immunodeficient Mice
Environment
Sanitation and Pest Control
Nutrition
Water
Breeding
Identification and Record Keeping
Transportation
References

Management
Regulatory Agencies and Compliance
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Occupational Health and Zoonotic Diseases
References

Clinical Medicine
Basic Veterinary Supplies
Physical Examination of the Mouse
Common Spontaneous and Noninfectious Diseases
Common Infectious Diseases
Treatment and Supportive Care of Sick Mice
Clinical Endpoints
Treating Disease on a Colony Basis
References

Preventive Medicine
Receiving
Testing of Biological Materials
Health Surveillance and Monitoring
Disease Prevention through Sanitation
References

Experimental Methodology
Restraint
Sampling Methods
Compound Administration
Phenotyping
Anesthesia and Analgesia
Euthanasia
Necropsy
References

Resources and Additional Information
Organizations
Publications
Electronic Resources

Appendix A: Glossary of Phenotyping Terminology and Tests
Appendix B: Suggested Cassette Numbering System and Some Trimming Suggestions
Index

File Size 83 MB
File Format Pdf
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