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Main Title Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals /
CORP Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for the Update of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 645493281
ISBN 9780309154000; 0309154006; 9780309154017; 0309154014
Subjects Laboratory animals--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Testing laboratories--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Laboratories--Standards--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Animals, Laboratory. ; Animal Welfare. ; United States. ; Fèorsèoksdjur. ; Animals, Laboratory--United States--Guideline. ; Animal Welfare--United States--Guideline. ; Laboratories--standards--United States--Guideline.
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National Academies Press
National Academies Press
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  SF406.N367 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/19/2013
Edition 8th ed.
Collation xxv, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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. "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.