The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents
- Mark Suckow, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
- Karla Stevens, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., Sommerville, NJ, U.S.A.
- Ronald Wilson, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, U.S.A.
The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents is a single volume, comprehensive book sanctioned by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), covering the rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil and other rodents often used in research. This well-illustrated reference won a 2012 PROSE Award for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers. The book includes basic biology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, infectious and noninfectious diseases, husbandry and breeding, common experimental methods, and use of the species as a research model. With many expert contributors, this will be an extremely valuable publication for biomedical researchers, laboratory animal veterinarians and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science.
The primary audience for this work is biomedical researchers, laboratory animal veternarians, and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science.