3 edition of rabbit as used in disease research found in the catalog.
rabbit as used in disease research
Carlton Martin Herman
by Fish and wildlife service, United States Dept. of the interior in Chicago, Ill
Written in English
|Statement||compiled by Carlton M. Herman, SC.D. Prepared with the assistance of Work projects administration ...|
|Contributions||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service., United States. Work Projects Administration.|
|LC Classifications||Z6664 .A1 H4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 519 p.|
|Number of Pages||519|
|LC Control Number||43052013|
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease and Other Lagoviruses Viral Hemorrhagic Disease of Rabbits, Rabbit Calicivirus Disease, European Brown However, a proposed new classification system is used in many recently published research papers. In this system, all lagoviruses belong to a single virus species, Lagovirus europaeus. Methods to combat infectious diseases have not been the only dividends of animal research. Surgical procedures, pain relievers, psychoactive drugs, medications for blood pressure, insulin, pacemakers, nutrition supplements, organ transplants, treatments for shock trauma and blood diseases—all have been developed and tested in animals before being used in humans. 14 In fact, according to the.
Rabbits are the third most popular pet in the world and the trend to keep them indoors will make the "house rabbit" the pet of the next century. Rabbit owners expect and deserve the same standard of veterinary care for their rabbits as they receive for their cats and dogs. Devoted entirely to the pet rabbit, this book is a practical and concise guide to health, husbandry and diseases. Keeping your rabbit outside. Keeping a rabbit outdoors cuts his average life span in r rabbits face extremes of heat and cold, risk of illness and er you live, there are wild animals who want to eat your bunny - and even if they don't get inside his hutch, a rabbit can have a heart attack just from seeing a predator outside his cage.
Rabbit hemorrhagic disease attacks the organs and blood vessels of the creatures, prompting a lack of co-ordination and bleeding through the nose. It first showed up in Nanaimo in mid-February but. Far fewer animals are used in research than are used for other purposes. An estimated 17 to 22 million vertebrate animals are used each year in research, education, and testing—less than 1 percent of the number killed for food. 9 About 85 percent of these animals are rats and mice that have been bred for research.
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Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Get this from a library. The rabbit as used in disease research: a selected bibliography including the spontaneous diseases of rabbits.
[Carlton Martin Herman; New York Academy of Medicine,]. The guinea pig (Cavia porcellus), the only New World rodent used commonly in research, has contributed to studies of anaphylaxis, asthma, gnotobiotics, immunology, infectious and nutritional disease, and otology, among others.
Several outbred and inbred strains were used historically, but at present, only outbred pigmented stocks, albino Hartley stocks, and IAF hairless stock are available. Devoted entirely to the pet rabbit, this book is a practical and concise guide to health, husbandry and diseases.
The book begins with an overview of rabbit husbandry. Nutritional requirements and clinical examination are covered in chapters 2 and 3.
Subsequent chapters then take a body system approach to describing diseases, their diagnosis. The rabbit is a standard laboratory animal in biomedical research and transgenic rabbits are used as animal models for a variety of human diseases both genetic and acquired.
After the unexpected extinction of these rabbits, outbred New Zealand White rabbits were the most commonly used breed for TB research to model the human pathology of pulmonary active/cavitary TB. research by Federal and State will provide a useful ref-erence manual for rabbit growers.
It is designed to help ranchers rec-ognize more common rabbit and to know when profes-advice isneeded. It not meant to encourage rabbit growers to diagnose and treat diseased ani- mals without the advice of a vet- erinarian. There is always the pos. Ina rabbit revealed the answer.
That year, researchers ran a simple experiment with rabbits to show the link between high cholesterol. Rabbits are small mammals in the family of Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha found in several parts of the habitats include meadows, wood, forest, and grass lands.
Although the macrostructure and microstructure of rabbit bone are dissimilar to human bone, rabbits are commonly used for screening implant material prior to testing in a larger animal model.. The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents is a single volume, comprehensive book sanctioned by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), covering the rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil and other rodents often used in research.
This well-illustrated reference won a PROSE Award for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American.
and training, and then on teaching resources and then Diseases of Research Animals to get to the rabbit webpage. Three of the more commonly seen diseases are Pasteurellosis, Tyzzer's Disease and Enterotoxemia.
Pasteurellosisoften presents as a rhinitis (thus. The rabbit is the most widely used animal in atherosclerosis research. Ignatowski () ” rst mentioned the use of rabbit. Many research groups, mainly Russian, have studied atherosclerosis using rabbits as labo-ratory animals.
The studies were designed to compare the experimentally-caused lesions to the usual atheromatic lesions noticed in. Rabbit breeding and rural development The mexican "family packages" programme The DGAEM: an action agency A development programme using rabbits References Further reading Discover the world's research.
Published by Academic Press This is the “bible” of rabbit nutrition. Comprehensive and thoroughly referenced, this book evaluates information on such topics as protein digestion and requirements, nutrition/disease interrelationships, feeding behavior, and nutritional factors involved in enteritis.
This book will provide a practical and concise guide to the health, husbandry and diseases of pet and house rabbits and will be an invaluable resource for busy vets in practice.
The book begins with an overview of rabbit husbandry. Nutritional requirements and clinical examination are covered in chapters 2 and s: 3.
Signs of Disease Rabbits are heard to sneeze often and there is usually a slight nasal discharge. Most rabbits try to wipe the discharge from their noses causing the fur on the inner sides of the front legs to become matted, soiled, and discoloured. Some rabbits do.
Rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD), also known as viral hemorrhagic disease (VHD), is a highly infectious and lethal form of viral hepatitis that affects European viral strains also affect hares and cottontail rabbits. Mortality rates generally range from 70 to percent. The disease is caused by strains of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV), a lagovirus in the family.
Rabbit producers, feed manufacturers, animal nutritionists, and others interested in rabbit production will find this book to be the new authority. Comprehensive and up-to-date, the book evaluates new information on such topics as protein digestion and requirements, nutrition/disease interrelationships, feeding behavior, and nutrional factors.
The book is carefully constructed to allow for the biology husbandry and clinical techniques that pertain to rabbit medicine to be treated comprehensively and conveniently.
Clinical chapters follow a logical progression from clinical pathology through anaesthesia therapeutics and diseases covered by body system to surgery and post-mortem.
This disease can be fatal due to the obstruction of blood supply in vital organs and/or internal haemorrhages. RHDV has a mortality rate of 70 to 90% in susceptible rabbits. Prevention. Vaccinating your rabbit will: Provide protection against RHDV1. From the limited research carried out, it would indicate that it does provide protection against.
Rabbits. The Diseases of Research Animals (DORA) website is a tool primarily designed to benefit veterinarians, veterinary students and residents involved in the care of animal species commonly used in.
[Continue Reading].Some strains of rabbit have been bred specifically as research subjects. As livestock, rabbits are bred for their meat and fur. The earliest breeds were important sources of meat, and so became larger than wild rabbits, but domestic rabbits in modern times range in size from dwarf to giant.Rabbits that are housed outdoors, captured from wild populations or that are purchased from a pet store may carry zoonotic diseases.
Zoonotic diseases specifically associated with rabbits include pasteurellosis, ringworm, mycobacteriosis, cryptosporidiosis and external parasites. Rabbits can transmit bacteria through bites and scratches.