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Corporate Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for the Update of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.

Title Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals / Committee for the Update of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2011]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.027 N277G    Check Shelf
Edition Eighth edition.
Description xxv, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Summary "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.
Form Also available in Open Book format via the National Academies Press home page.
Subject Laboratory animals -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Testing laboratories -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Laboratories -- Standards -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Animals, Laboratory -- United States -- Guideline.
Animal Welfare -- United States -- Guideline.
Laboratories -- standards -- United States -- Guideline.
Genre/Form Guideline.
Added Author Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (U.S.)
National Academies Press (U.S.)
ISBN 9780309154000 book
0309154006 book
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