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By Martin D. Buckland, Lynda Hall, Alan Mowlem

A consultant to Laboratory Animal know-how is a compilation of stories of animal technicians with reference to laboratory animals in either learn and breeding institutions. This e-book discusses universal laboratory species separately just about anatomy, copy, upkeep, equipment of dealing with, and identity. stories at the universal ailments came upon on those species also are supplied. All points of laboratory animal husbandry are thought of together with gear, SPF recommendations, shipping, and legislations. this feature additionally features a consultant to exam approach and easy arithmetic part which can support scholars with little adventure in both box. this article goals to supply an advent and consultant for the beginners and scholars of the career, in addition to an invaluable accomplished reference paintings for all these fascinated with animals.

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The act prohibits the carriage of animals which are likely to give birth in transit. There are also provisions for the humane destruction of animals which are seriously injured during the journey. For further information covering the legal aspects of the transport of laboratory animals consult the list at the end of this chapter. 1). Cardboard containers are cheap, light and disposable but are not suitable for long journeys because the animal may escape by gnawing its way out, or the box may disintegrate from the action of urine or rough handling.

Cockroaches, Periplaneta americana (American), Blatta orientalis (Oriental) and Βlattella germanica (German) live in warm, damp, dark places such as heating or service ducts and emerge during darkness to feed on spilt foodstuff. Their presence may not be suspected until a darkened room is illuminated, especially out of working hours, when large numbers may be seen. Mites (Order Acarina) may be introduced with the diet and are usually only a problem in diet stored for a few weeks that has become damp.

Some of these restrictions may be lifted under the authority of the appropriate Certificate. The Certificates require in addition to a licence are summarised in the table below and should be read in conjunction with the conditions listed on the licence which are also reproduced in this chapter. Licences and Certificates are legal documents. They are personal to the holder and delegation of authority under them is forbidden. The Home Office has given some guidance on the question of delegation. E X P E R I M E N T A L ANIMALS A N D T H E L A W Procedure Horses, Asses Mules (Equidae) Under anaesthesia Licence + without r e c o v e r y Under anaesthesia with r e c o v e r y 35 D o g s & Cats All other vertebrates Certificate F L L L + B + F L + B + EE L + Β L + A + F L + A + Ε L + A L + C + F L + C L + C No anaesthesia employed Lecture or demonstration under anaesthesia without r e c o v e r y 1.

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