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Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference #13: The Laboratory Rabbitby Mark A. Suckow
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This plastic-comb-bound guide presents basic information on management practices and technical procedures for caretakers, technicians, and researchers in biomedical laboratories using rabbits. It also lists organizations, print and electronic publications, and sources of animals, feed, and supplies. Chapters cover biological features, husbandry, management, and veterinary care. A chapter on experimental methodology covers restraint, sampling techniques, compound administration techniques, polyclonal antibody production, and necropsy. Color photos and illustrations are new to this second edition, along with updated data and equipment tables. Suckow and Schroeder are affiliated with the University of Notre Dame. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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, technicians, and researchers in a laboratory setting.
Now in full color, the second edition of this book illustrates management practices and technical procedures with numerous figures and tables. It includes updated tables on anesthetic agents, methods of euthanasia, recommended needle sizes, injection sites, approximate values for injection, and sedative and immobilization agents. Plastic comb-bound for convenient and frequent use, this guide also provides sources and suppliers of additional information on rabbits, feed, and sanitation supplies.
Now illustrated in color, this second edition demonstrates management practices and technical procedures with numerous figures and tables, including new tables on anesthetic agents, methods of euthanasia, approximate values for injection, and sedative and immobilization agents.
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