The Laboratory Guinea Pig

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CRC Press, Nov 25, 1997 - Medical - 192 pages
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This guide was created especially for individuals performing research with guinea pigs in the laboratory. It completely covers all topics pertaining to the humane care of guinea pigs in the laboratory and provides quick, easy-to-use information for investigators, technicians, and animal caretakers. The book includes references to alternative procedures and methods and contains 47 figures. In addition, it offers possible sources and suppliers of animals, feed, sanitation supplies, cages, and research and veterinary supplies.
 

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Contents

IMPORTANT BIOLOGICAL FEATURES
1
Anatomic and Physiologic Features
9
HUSBANDRY
27
Environmental Conditions
35
Sanitation
41
MANAGEMENT
49
Disease Prevention through Sanitation
80
Aseptic Surgery
92
Adjuvants
121
RESOURCES
129
Feed
135
INDEX
159
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Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

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