Key Features

  • over 600 high-definition, top-quality color photographs of background lesions found in rats, mice, dogs, minipigs, non-human primates, hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits

  • a separate chapter on lesions in the reproductive systems of all laboratory animals written by Dr Dianne Creasy, a world expert on testicular lesions in laboratory animals

  • a chapter on common artifacts that may be observed in histological glass slides

  • extensive references to each lesion described

  • aging lesions encountered in all laboratory animal species, particularly in rats in mice which are used for carcinogenicity studies

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Non human primates. Cynomolgus monkey (Maccaca fascicularis) and marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)

Chapter 2 – Wistar and CD rat

Chapter 3 – Beagle Dog

Chapter 4 – Mouse

Chapter 5 – Syrian Hamster

Chapter 6 – Minipig

Chapter 7 – Rabbit

Chapter 8 – Artifacts in processed tissues

Chapter 9 – Reproduction of the Rat, Dog, Primate and Pig

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Print ISBN:
9780702035197
Electronic ISBN:
9780702049248