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The Biology of the Laboratory Rabbit


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The Biology of the Laboratory Rabbit

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1;Front Cover;1 2;The Biology of the Laboratory Rabbit;6 3;Copyright Page;7 4;Table of Contents;8 5;List of Contributors;12 6;Preface;14 7;Chapter 1. Taxonomy and Genetics ;18 7.1;I. Taxonomy and Geographical Distribution of Rabbit Populations;18 7.2;II. Origin and Domestication of the Rabbit;19 7.3;lll. Genetics of the Rabbit;23 7.4;IV. Inbred Strains;34 7.5;References;34 8;Chapter 2. Colony Husbandry ;40 8.1;I. Introduction;40 8.2;II. Sexual Behavior and Breeding;41 8.3;III. Feeds and Feeding Behavior;47 8.4;IV. Commercial Herd Management;51 8.5;V. Laboratory Management;60 8.6;References;62 9;Chapter 3. The Anatomy, Physiology, and Biochemistry of the Rabbit ;66 9.1;I. Introduction;67 9.2;II. AnatomyNew Zealand White Rabbit;67 9.3;III. Physiology;73 9.4;IV. Biochemistry;77 9.5;V. Hematology;81 9.6;References;86 10;Chapter 4. Basic Biomethodology ;90 10.1;I. Introduction;91 10.2;II. Handling and Restraint;91 10.3;III. Sampling Techniques;91 10.4;IV. Methods of Compound Administration;93 10.5;V. Anesthesiology;94 10.6;VI. Specialized Research Techniques;100 10.7;VII. Euthanasia;104 10.8;VIII. Necropsy Procedures;104 10.9;References;106 11;Chapter 5. The Fetus in Experimental Teratology ;108 11.1;l. Introduction;109 11.2;II. Summarized Cyclic and Embryological Phenomena;110 11.3;III. Summarized Laboratory Techniques for Observation and Evaluation;114 11.4;IV. Fetal Pathology and Anatomical Variation;118 11.5;V. Teratological Investigation;147 11.6;VI. Conclusions;161 11.7;References;161 12;Chapter 6. Specialized Research Applications: I. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS RESEARCH ;172 12.1;I. Introduction and Scope of the Review;172 12.2;II.History of the Use of Rabbits in Arteriosclerosis Research;173 12.3;III.Naturally Occurring Arteriosclerosis of Rabbits;173 12.4;IV.Diet-Induced Atherosclerosis of Rabbits;173 12.5;V.Regression of Cholesterol-Induced Atherosclerosis of Rabbits;181 12.6;References;181 13;Chapter 7. Specialized Research Applications: II. Serological Genetics ;184 13
.1;I. The Blood Group Antigens;184 13.2;II. The Transplantation Antigens;190 13.3;References;193 14;Chapter 8. Gnotobiology ;196 14.1;I. Introduction;196 14.2;II. The Caesarian Concept;198 14.3;III. Hand Rearing;201 14.4;IV. Intestinal Flora;205 14.5;V. Sterility Testing;206 14.6;VI. Gnotobiotic Isolators and Their Maintenance;206 14.7;VII. Microbiological Monitoring and Histological Evaluation;207 14.8;VIII. Research Utilization;207 14.9;References;208 15;Chapter 9. Bacterial Diseases ;210 15.1;I. Introduction;211 15.2;II. Pasteurellosis;211 15.3;III. Tularemia;222 15.4;IV. Yersiniosis (Pseudotuberculosis);225 15.5;V. Necrobacillosis;227 15.6;VI. Salmonellosis;229 15.7;VII. Tyzzer's Disease;231 15.8;VIII. Listeriosis;236 15.9;IX. Tuberculosis;238 15.10;X. Treponematosis;241 15.11;XI. Staphylococcosis;244 15.12;XII. Miscellaneous Bacterial Diseases;245 15.13;References;248 16;Chapter 10. Viral Diseases ;254 16.1;I. Introduction;254 16.2;II. DNA Virus Infections;255 16.3;III. Diseases Caused by RNA Viruses;272 16.4;IV. Diseases Possibly of Viral Origin;274 16.5;References;274 17;Chapter 11. Protozoal Diseases ;280 17.1;I. General Introduction;280 17.2;II. Sporozoa;281 17.3;III. Toxoplasmida;287 17.4;IV. Microsporida;290 17.5;V. Flagellates and Amoebae;295 17.6;VI. Organisms of Uncertain Classification;297 17.7;References;299 18;Chapter 12. Arthropod Parasites ;304 18.1;I. Introduction;304 18.2;II. The Principal Arthropod Groups;305 18.3;References;327 19;Chapter 13. Helminth Parasites ;334 19.1;I. Introduction;334 19.2;II. Natural Infections;334 19.3;III. Experimental Infections;341 19.4;IV. Conclusions;343 19.5;References;343 20;Chapter 14. Neoplastic Diseases ;348 20.1;I. Introduction;349 20.2;II. Neoplasms of Oryctolagus sp.;353 20.3;III. Neoplasms of Sylvilagus sp.;372 20.4;IV. Neoplasms of Lepus sp.;373 20.5;V. Neoplasms Associated with Oncogenic Viruses;373 20.6;VI. Transplantable Neoplasms Used as Model Systems;383 20.7;References;386 21;Chapter 15. Inherited
Diseases and Variations;394 21.1;I. Introduction;394 21.2;II. Conditions Controlled by Single (Mutant) Genes;395 21.3;III. Familial or Polygenic Conditions;409 21.4;IV.Sources of Rabbits with Inherited Diseases and Variations;414 21.5;References;414 22;Chapter 16. Nutrition and Nutritional Diseases of the Rabbit ;420 22.1;I. Comparative Nutrition;420 22.2;II. Vitamins;423 22.3;III. Minerals;437 22.4;IV. Summary;445 22.5;References;445 23;Chapter 17. Metabolic, Traumatic, Mycotic, and Miscellaneous Diseases of Rabbits ;452 23.1;I. Introduction;452 23.2;II. Pregnancy Toxemia;453 23.3;III. Shock Disease;453 23.4;IV. Pylorospasm;454 23.5;V. Mucoid Enteropathy;454 23.6;VI. Superficial Mycoses;457 23.7;VII. Deep Mycoses;460 23.8;VIII. Mastitis;461 23.9;IX. Ulcerative Pododermatitis (Sore Hocks);461 23.10;X. Traumatic Vertebral Fracture (Traumatic Vertebral Dislocation, Paralysis of the Hindquarters, Broken Back);462 23.11;XI. Moist Dermatitis;462 23.12;XII. Heat Prostration;463 23.13;XIII. Hair Balls;463 23.14;XIV. Plant Toxicosis;464 23.15;XV. Band Keratopathy;465 23.16;XVI. Pulmonary Emphysema;465 23.17;XVII. Extrauterine Pregnancy (Abdominal Pregnancy, Ectopie Pregnancy);465 23.18;References;466 24;Chapter 18. Diseases of Public Health Significance ;470 24.1;I. Introduction;471 24.2;II. Bacterial Diseases;471 24.3;III. Mycotic Diseases;473 24.4;IV. Viral Diseases;473 24.5;V. Rickettsial Diseases;474 24.6;VI. Protozoan Diseases;474 24.7;VII. Helminth Diseases;475 24.8;VIII. Arthropod Infestations;475 24.9;References;475 25;Author Index;480 26;Subject Index;504


EAN: 9781483270319
Untertitel: 200:Adobe eBook. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Elsevier Science
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2013
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