An overview of the main infectious agents and diseases of mice and rats. Indicates the methods used in testing for them. Includes 42 agents for monitoring. Also deals with microbiologic monitoring of immunodeficient animals. Includes viruses, bacteria, mycoplasmas and fungi, and parasites. Each agent's description includes classification and morphology; cultivation; strains; characteristics of infection; geographic distribution; means of spread; morbidity and mortality; control prevention; and test procedures. Extensive bibliography with each agent.Interference Rotaviruses pose a threat to research procedures that utilize suckling rodents and with research: young rabbits. As indicated above, viral infection and ... Academic Press, Orlando, FL, 1986;217-243. 3. Greenberg HB, Phouc TV, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1994-01-01|