Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals

Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals

Author: Kim Waggie

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 0788110713

Category: Laboratory animals

Page: 226

View: 417

An overview of the main infectious agents and diseases of mice and rats. Indicates the methods used in testing for them. Includes 42 agents for monitoring. Also deals with microbiologic monitoring of immunodeficient animals. Includes viruses, bacteria, mycoplasmas and fungi, and parasites. Each agent's description includes classification and morphology; cultivation; strains; characteristics of infection; geographic distribution; means of spread; morbidity and mortality; control prevention; and test procedures. Extensive bibliography with each agent.

Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals

Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals

Author: Kimberly Sue Waggie

Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company

ISBN: MINN:20000004488413

Category: Animals

Page: 226

View: 356

An overview of the main infectious agents and diseases of mice and rats. Indicates the methods used in testing for them. Includes 42 agents for monitoring. Also deals with microbiologic monitoring of immunodeficient animals. Includes viruses, bacteria, mycoplasmas and fungi, and parasites. Each agent's description includes classification and morphology; cultivation; strains; characteristics of infection; geographic distribution; means of spread; morbidity and mortality; control prevention; and test procedures. Extensive bibliography with each agent.

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Bacteriology

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Bacteriology

Author: Axel Kornerup Hansen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0849329132

Category: Medical

Page: 276

View: 519

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Bacteriology isolates bacteria in laboratory rodents and rabbits to assist veterinary pathologists and other animal caretakers in the management of these organisms. This book emphasizes those bacteria known to interfere with research protocols, and offers methods for isolation and differentiation among related bacteria. It also enables the bacteriologist to isolate and identify bacteria being part of the normal flora of these animals. In the first part of the book, information is given on how to sample and cultivate from the animals. Hereafter, general descriptions on various identification procedures are given. Topics include sampling and isolation techniques, staining methods, serology, PCR and other important tools. In the second part of the book, important laboratory animal bacteria have been described in relation to both characteristics of the agent and characteristics of infection. All categories of bacteria are systematically dealt with in order to help in their isolation and identification when examining rodents and rabbits. Traditional lab animals (mice, rats, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits) harbor bacteria different from those found in humans and farm animals. Handbook of Laboratory Animal Bacteriology is an invaluable guide bacteriological monitoring of research colonies.

Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice

Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice

Author: National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309065917

Category: Science

Page: 114

View: 517

US-Japan meetings on laboratory animal science have been held virtually every year since 1980 under the US-Japan Cooperative Program on Science and Technology. Over the years these meetings have resulted in a number of important documents including the Manual of Microbiologic of Monitoring of Laboratory Animals published in 1994 and the article Establishment and Preservation of Reference Inbred Strains of Rats for General Purposes published in 1991. In addition to these publications, these meetings have been instrumental in increasing awareness of the need for microbiologic monitoring of laboratory rodents and the need for genetic definition and monitoring of mice and rats.

Laboratory Animal Medicine

Laboratory Animal Medicine

Author: James G. Fox

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9781483269160

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 766

View: 910

Laboratory Animal Medicine is a compilation of papers that deals with the diseases and biology of major species of animals used in medical research. The book discusses animal medicine, experimental methods and techniques, design and management of animal facilities, and legislation on laboratory animals. Several papers discuss the biology and diseases of mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, and rabbits. Another paper addresses the dog and cat as laboratory animals, including sourcing of these animals, housing, feeding, and their nutritional needs, as well as breeding and colony management. The book also describes ungulates as laboratory animals, including topics on sourcing, husbandry, preventive medical treatments, and housing facilities. One paper addresses primates as test animals, covering the biology and diseases of old world primates, Cebidae, and ferrets. Some papers pertain to the treatment, diseases, and needed facilities for birds, amphibians, and fish. Other papers then deal with techniques of experimentation, anesthesia, euthanasia, and some factors (spontaneous diseases) that complicate animal research. The text can prove helpful for scientists, clinical assistants, and researchers whose work involves laboratory animals.

The Laboratory Rat

The Laboratory Rat

Author: Mark A. Suckow

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080454320

Category: Science

Page: 928

View: 352

The Laboratory Rat, Second Edition features updated information on a variety of topics including: rat genetics and genomics, both spontaneous and induced disease; state-of-the-art technology for housing and husbandry; occupational health, and experimental models. A premier source of information on the laboratory rat that will be of interest to veterinary and medical students, senior graduate, graduate students, post-docs and researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research. At least 50% new information than first edition Includes topics on rat genetics and genomics, occupational health, and experimental models The premier source of information on the laboratory rat

Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice

Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice

Author: National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309065917

Category: Science

Page: 114

View: 456

US-Japan meetings on laboratory animal science have been held virtually every year since 1980 under the US-Japan Cooperative Program on Science and Technology. Over the years these meetings have resulted in a number of important documents including the Manual of Microbiologic of Monitoring of Laboratory Animals published in 1994 and the article Establishment and Preservation of Reference Inbred Strains of Rats for General Purposes published in 1991. In addition to these publications, these meetings have been instrumental in increasing awareness of the need for microbiologic monitoring of laboratory rodents and the need for genetic definition and monitoring of mice and rats.