Synopses & Reviews
Laboratory animals play an important role in biomedical research and advances; their care and management is an ongoing concern. 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. Expanded, updated, and now in full color, this new edition includes coverage of colony health, international and domestic shipping, phenotyping, preventive medicine, and assessing the health of individual animals. It also discusses guidelines for an effective quarantine program and provides additional information on mice, feed, sanitation supplies, cages, and other research supplies.