Laboratory Animals

1st Edition

Regulations and Recommendations for Global Collaborative Research

Editors: Javier Guillen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123978561
eBook ISBN: 9780123978691
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 23rd October 2013
Page Count: 420
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Description

Laboratory Animals: Regulations and Recommendations for Global Collaborative Research is the only publication to offer a compilation of standards across the world in the care, welfare and use of animals in research. Timely in the new legislation in numerous regions of the world, this book provides the information in easily accessible, readable language.

For professionals across laboratory animal science and biomedical research, Laboratory Animals: Regulations and Recommendations for Global Collaborative Research provides a broad picture of the regulations required in other areas of the world and is essential to appropriately manage animal care and use programs.

Key Features

  • Offers a worldwide view and global compilation of regulations, guidelines and recommendations for laboratory animal research
  • Saves valuable time researching different regional legislation and regulations
  • Provides insight into factors that play roles in the regulatory framework for countries and geographic regions
  • Written in "layman’s" terms to easily understand legislation and regulations

Readership

All professionals in laboratory animal science: animal care takers, technicians, veterinarians; investigators using animals in research; research institution administrators; and members of institutional animal care and use committees or ethics committees.

Table of Contents

Contributors

Chapter 1. Same Principles, Some Differences

Abstract

References

Chapter 2. Oversight of Research Animal Welfare in the United States

Abstract

Introduction

The Principles

Scope/Applicability

Authorization of User-Breeding Institutions/inspections/Penalties by Competent Authorities

Nonhuman Primates: Special Considerations and Restrictions

Genetically Altered Animals: Special Consideration

Institutional and Designated Personnel Responsibilities

Oversight and Ethical Review Process

Reuse

Setting Free/Rehoming

Occupational Health and Safety

Education, Training, and Competence of Personnel

Transport

Housing and Enrichment

Husbandry and Environment

Veterinary Care

Conduct of Experimental Procedures

Euthanasia

Equipment and Facilities

Miscellaneous

References

Chapter 3. Canada’s Oversight of Animal Use in Science

Abstract

General Framework

The Principles

Scope/Applicability

Authorization of User-Breeding Institutions/Inspection/Penalties by Competent Authorities

Nonhuman Primates: Special Considerations and Restrictions

Genetically Altered Animals: Special Considerations

Institutional and Designated Personnel Responsibilities

Oversight and Ethical Review Process

Reuse

Setting Free/Rehoming

Occupational Health and Safety

Education, Training, and Competence of Personnel

Transport

Housing and Enrichment

Husbandry and Environment

Veterinary Care

Conduct of Experimental Procedures

Euthanasia

Equipment and Facilities

References

Chapter 4. Laboratory Animal Science Legislation in Latin America

Abstract

General Framework

Countries with a Specific L

Details

No. of pages:
420
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780123978691
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123978561

About the Editor

Javier Guillen

Affiliations and Expertise

• Senior Director and Director of European Activities, AAALAC International • Vice President, Spanish Association for Laboratory Animal Science • Member, Council of Management and Executive Committee, Laboratory Animals Ltd (journal) • Member, ICLAS Governing Board and Executive Committee • Member, European Commission Expert Working Group on Statistical Reporting on the Use of Animals in Scientific Procedures related to the implementation of the Directive 2010/63/EU • Chair, AALAS-FELASA Liaison Body that is identifying and developing areas of mutual interest to both associations • Past-President of FELASA 2009 – 2010

Reviews

"…an excellent reference and a must for any lab animal that is interested in regulatory compliance or in setting up global collaborations. The wealth of information provided is outstanding."--Laboratory Animal Practitioner, Sep-14

"This is the only publication to offer a compilation of standards across the world in the care, welfare and use of animals in research, testing, and education. Offering needed clarity and insight into legislation from numerous regions of the world, this book provides the information in easily accessible, readable language."--Anticancer Research, 34, 2014