A respected resource for decades, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals has been updated by a committee of experts, taking into consideration input from the scientific and laboratory animal communities and the public at large. The Guide incorporates new scientific information on common laboratory animals, including aquatic species, and includes extensive references. It is organized around major components of animal use:
- Key concepts of animal care and use.
- Animal care and use program.
- Animal environment, husbandry, and management.
- Veterinary care.
- Physical plant.