Description / Table of Contents:
"A respected resource for decades, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals has been updated by a committee of experts, taking into consideration input from the scientific and laboratory animal communities and the public at large. The Guide incorporates new scientific information on common laboratory animals, including aquatic species, and includes extensive references. It provides a framework for the judgments required in the management of animal facilities. This updated and expanded resource of proven value will be important to scientists and researchers, veterinarians, animal care personnel, facilities managers, institutional administrators, policy makers involved in research issues, and animal welfare advocates."--Publisher's description.
Type of Medium:
xxv, 220 p. ;
Key concepts -- Animal care and use program -- Environment, housing, and management -- Veterinary care -- Physical plant -- Appendices -- A. Additional selected references -- B. U.S. government priciples for the utilization and care of vertebrate animals used in testing, research, and training -- C. Statement of task -- D. About the authors.
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