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The Development of Science-based Guidelines for Laboratory Animal Care: Proceedings of the November 2003 International Workshop

The Development of Science-based Guidelines for Laboratory Animal Care is the summary of an international workshop held in Washington, DC, in November 2003 to bring together experts from around the world to discuss the available knowledge that can positively influence ...

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Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals -- Chinese Version

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Animal Care and Management at the National ZooInterim Report

This interim report assesses issues related to animal management, husbandry, health, and care at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoological Park. The report finds that there are shortcomings in care and management that are threatening the well-being of the animal collection ...

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Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals -- Spanish Version

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Guidelines for the Care and Use of Mammals in Neuroscience and Behavioral Research

Expanding on the National Research Councilís Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, this book deals specifically with mammals in neuroscience and behavioral research laboratories. It offers flexible guidelines for the care of these animals, and guidance ...

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International Perspectives:The Future of Nonhuman Primate Resources, Proceedings of the Workshop Held April 17-19, 2002

The future of nonhuman primate (NHP) resources is a concern of scientists, veterinarians, and funding authorities. An April 2002 workshop brought participants from all over the world to discuss various aspects of the issue such as current shortfalls and excesses ...

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Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Primates

The field of occupational health and safety constantly changes, especially as it pertains to biomedical research. New infectious hazards are of particular importance at nonhuman-primate facilities. For example, the discovery that B virus can be transmitted via a splash ...

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Nutrient Requirements of Nonhuman Primates: Second Revised Edition

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Definition of Pain and Distress and Reporting Requirements for Laboratory Animals: Proceedings of the Workshop Held June 22, 2000

In this first in a proposed series of workshops on regulatory issues in animal care and use, the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) has addressed the existing and proposed requirements for reporting pain and distress in laboratory animals. The ...

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