Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine: Principles and Procedures (2nd Revised edition)

Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine: Principles and Procedures (2nd Revised edition)

By: Margi Sirois (author)Paperback

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This combination text and lab manual provides clinically relevant coverage of laboratory animal medicine and procedures. It covers a variety of species, including rats, mice, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, nonhuman primates, and in a separate chapter, nontraditional lab animals, such as swine, chinchillas, armadillos, reptiles, amphibians, bats, farm animals, and dogs and cats. Coverage of each species is presented in a consistent format that includes taxonomy, anatomy and physiology, uses in biomedical research, reproduction, behavior, husbandry, restraint and handling, identification methods, injection techniques, medication administration and anesthesia, blood collection, common diseases, and euthanasia. Other key topics include the laboratory setting, regulatory guidelines, and ethical considerations. The lab manual portion of the book features a variety of exercises and observation sheets.

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1. Introduction to Exotic and Laboratory Animal Medicine 2. Exotic and Research Animal Facilities 3. Birds 4. Reptiles 5. Amphibians and Fish 6. Rats and Mice 7. The Rabbit 8. The Guinea Pig 9. The Ferret 10. Gerbils and Hamsters 11. Other Species 12. Nonhuman Primates 13. Wildlife

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/10/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780323172998
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780323172998
  • ISBN10: 0323172997
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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