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Guidelines for the humane transportation of research animals / Committee on Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Laboratory Animals, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-10110-7 (pbk.)

1. Laboratory animals—Transportation. I. Institute for Laboratory

Animal Research (U.S.). Committee on Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Laboratory Animals.

[DNLM: 1. Animals, Laboratory—Guideline. 2. Transportation—standards—Guideline. 3. Animal Welfare—standards—Guideline. 4. Laboratory Animal Science—standards—Guideline. 5. Safety Management—standards—Guideline. QY 52 G946 2006]

SF406.7.G85 2006

636.088′5—dc22

2006010872

ISBN 0-309-65724-5 (PDF)

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