Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction, Fourth Edition offers a user-friendly guide to the unique anatomy and physiology, care, common diseases, and treatment of small mammals and nonhuman primates. Carefully designed for ease of use, the book includes tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning. The Fourth Edition adds new information on transgenic mice, drug dosages, techniques, and environmental enrichment, making the book a comprehensive working manual for the care and maintenance of common laboratory animals. The book includes information on topics ranging from genetics and behavior to husbandry and techniques in mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rabbits, ferrets, and nonhuman primates. 424 p.
- Karen Hrapkiewicz, DVM, MS, DACLAM, Adjunct Professor, Consulting Veterinarian. Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI (USA).
- Lesley A. Colby, DVM, MS, DACLAM, Associate Professor and Senior Director of Animal Resources and Operations in the Department of Comparative Medicine. University of Washington, Seattle, WA(USA).
- Patricia L. Denison, LVT, LATG. Employed in a Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Practice.
Publication date (print): 2013-11
ISBN (print): 978-1-118-34510-8
ISBN (ebook): 978-1-118-68596-9