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The Laboratory Mouse

The Laboratory Mouse

Hans Hedrich


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The Laboratory Mouse, Second Edition is a comprehensive book written by international experts. With inclusions of the newly revised European standards on laboratory animals, this will be the most current, global authority on the care of mice in laboratory research. This well-illustrated edition offers new and updated chapters including immunology, viruses and parasites, behavior, enrichment and care standards of laboratory mice across the life sciences, medical and veterinary fields.

  • Features four-color illustrations with complete instruction on mouse surgery, anatomy, behavior and care of the mouse in laboratory research
  • Offers additional chapters on new mouse strains, phenotyping of strains, bacteria and parasites, and immunology
  • Includes the newly revised EU standards on care, as well as, comparisons to standards and regulations in the US and other countries

"The Laboratory Mouse, Second Edition, deserves a place on the shelf of every laboratory animal medicine residency library and practitioner not only for its coverage of mouse biology and medicine, but also for its detailed descriptions of the emerging technologies and issues affecting the use of mice in research…My copy will get extensive use." --Laboratory Animal Practitioner, December 2013

"The book is enriched with excellent color figures and extensive literature…Researchers and students of the life science, medical and veterinary fields will find this book a necessary and useful tool." --Anticancer Research, Volume 33, Issue no. 5, May 201

"In general, The Laboratory Mouse is well-written and easy to read.  It is a useful resource for inexperienced as well as experienced scientists who use mice as experimental animals." --Lab Animal, April 2013