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:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123978691
Print ISBN:
9780123978561

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"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