The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents

By Mark A. Suckow, Karla A. Stevens and Ronald P. Wilson

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents PDF 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 won a 2012 PROSE Award for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers. The book includes basic biology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, infectious and noninfectious diseases, husbandry and breeding, common experimental methods, and use of the species as a research model. With many expert contributors, this will be an extremely valuable publication for biomedical researchers, laboratory animal veterinarians and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science. 2012 PROSE Award winner for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers. It offers one-stop resource for advancements in the humane and responsible care of: rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil, chinchilla, deer mouse, kangaroo rat, cotton rat, sand rat, and degu. It includes up-to-date, common experimental methods. It is organized by species for easy access during bench research.

Table of Contents

Front-matter

Copyright

Preface

List of Contributors

List of Reviewers

Part I: General
Part II: Rabbits
Part III: Guinea Pigs
Part IV: Hamsters
Part V: Chinchillas
Part VI: Other Rodents
Part VII: Formulary and Normative Values

Index

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