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Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals

Author(s):
National Research Council (US) Committee for the Update of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (US)
National Academies Press (US)
Title(s):
Guide for the care and use of laboratory animalsĀ / 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.
Edition:
8th ed.
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2011.
Description:
xxv, 220 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780309154000 (book)
0309154006 (book)
9780309154017 (pdf)
0309154014 (pdf)
LCCN:
2010940400
Electronic Links:
https://0-www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.brum.beds.ac.uk/books/NBK54050
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12910
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.
MeSH:
Animal Welfare
Animals, Laboratory*
Laboratories/standards
United States
Publication Type(s):
Guideline
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also available in Open Book format via the National Academies Press home page.
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.
NLM ID:
101554853 [Book]

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