Drawing on over 50 years of combined experience, The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate provides a quick reference source for technicians, researchers, and caretakers working with nonhuman primates in biomedical research. It details basic information and frequently used procedures and covers the duties of animal husbandry. Other topics include facility management, regulatory compliance, and technical procedures involved in research.
A useful and valuable reference, the text includes management practices and technical procedures on a variety of topics including restraint, intubation, tuberculin skin testing, blood, urine, and bone marrow collection, and disarming canine teeth. The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate presents procedures in a clear, easy-to-follow format so you can easily incorporate them into the standard operating procedures of a facility.
• Contains over 25 tables designed to provide staff working with New and Old World primates with a quick, easy-to-use reference on a variety of topics
• Provides over 75 illustrations depicting aspects of nonhuman primate behavior, management practices, diseases, and technical procedures
• Includes internet sources of information as well as sources and suppliers of animals, feed, sanitation supplies, cages, and research and veterinary supplies