Table of Contents

General Ethical Considerations and Regulatory Issues Anesthesia and Analgesia Clinical Biochemistry and Hematology Euthanasia and Necropsy Zoonoses and Occupational Health Rabbits Guinea Pigs Hamsters Chinchillas Other Rodents Degu Naked Mole Rat Deer Mouse Dormice Kangaroo Rat Cotton Rat Sand Rat Pocket Gopher White Tailed Rat Gerbils (Jirds) Appendices Formulary Normative Values. The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents is a single volume, comprehensive book sanctioned by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), covering the rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil and other rodents often used in research. This well illustrated reference includes basic biology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, infectious and noninfectious diseases, husbandry and breeding, common experimental methods, and use of the species as a research model. With many expert contributors, this will be an extremely valuable publication for biomedical researchers, laboratory animal veternarians and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science. A new gold standard publication from the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series One stop resource for advancements in the humane and responsible care of: rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil, chinchilla, deer mouse, kangaroo rat, cotton rat, sand rat, and degu Includes up-to-date, common experimental methods Organized by species for easy access during bench research.