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The second edition of an international bestseller, this book provides veterinary specialists as well as veterinary and biomedical researchers with detailed information about laboratory animal genetics, diseases, health monitoring, nutrition, and environmental impact on animal experiments. Completely revised and updated, Volume I now contains expanded coverage of topics such as procedures in genetic engineering, surgical techniques, and humane endpoints and the treatment of pain and suffering in laboratory animals. It includes a new, streamlined chapter that combines the review of alternative techniques to animal experimentation such as the use of isolated organs, cell cultures, and computer simulations.
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[A] valuable reference book, and potentially a course book for undergraduate and graduate laboratory animal science courses. ... [T]he text is well organized and well referenced. I would highly recommend this book as a reference text for all scientists using traditional laboratory animal species ... .
- Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science, Vol. 43, No. 5, Sept. 2004
...well written, user friendly...it fills a current void by collecting together current practices in the scientific use of animals. Each chapter is well referenced and the book would be a valuable addition to the reference collections of animal facilities and research establishments.
- in Animal Welfare
Hau and Van Hoosier have drawn together information of the highest quality. . . both volumes of this book will be valuable additions to the shelves of any veterinary surgeon involved in the field, either as a named vet or as a member of the multidisciplinary scientific team required in modern biomedical research.
- in The Veterinary Record
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Book Description CRC Press, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110849310865