The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate by Jeffery D. Fortman, Terry A. Hewett, Lisa Halliday

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate by Jeffery D. Fortman, Terry A. Hewett, Lisa Halliday

By Jeffery D. Fortman, Terry A. Hewett, Lisa Halliday

Drawing on over 50 years of mixed event, The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate offers a brief reference resource for technicians operating with non-human primates in biomedical learn. It information uncomplicated info and often used systems corresponding to tasks of animal husbandry, facility administration, regulatory compliance, and technical systems inquisitive about study. helpful to either skilled members and to these with no wide education, the textual content comprises administration practices and technical approaches on numerous themes together with restraint, intubation, tuberculin epidermis trying out, blood, urine, and bone marrow assortment, canines disarming, and lots more and plenty extra. The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate offers strategies in a transparent, easy-to-follow layout so that you can simply contain them into facility normal working approaches.

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5 a 33 Mean. Note: Superscript numbers refer to references at end of book. 135 6–15 18–24 Units Years 30 Pa30 Mm = Macaca mulatta (rhesus monkey). Mf = Macaca fascicularis (cynomolgus monkey). Pa = Papio anubis (olive baboon). d Although males produce viable sperm at this age, they are not considered socially mature, nor do they contribute significantly as a breeder until 2 to 3 years later. Mean. 39 Note: Superscript numbers refer to references at end of book. e observing the external genitalia.

As with normative and hematological values, much variability exists within species and between species, and individual laboratories should determine normative serum biochemical values for their facility utilizing management and handling techniques compatible with the experience of the staff, conditioning of the animals, and objectives of the researchers. 4 can be used in the health assessment of individual animals in consultation with veterinary staff familiar with the animals and techniques used to obtain the samples as well as to perform the laboratory tests.

New World species do not menstruate. Their reproductive cycle is therefore referred to as an estrous cycle, which refers to the period of time from the beginning of one estrus period to the beginning of the next. Estrus is defined as the period of time the female is sexually receptive and nearing ovulation. In general, female callitrichids do not exhibit any obvious external changes that can be used to predict ovulation. 30, 43 Callitrichids are not considered seasonal breeders because they will cycle, breed, and produce young throughout the year.

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