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Transportation of laboratory animals : proceedings of a workshop / Patricia McAdams, Steven Olson, Lida Anestidou, and Jenna Ogilvie, rapporteurs ; Roundtable on Science and Welfare in Laboratory Animal Use, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Sciences, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine.

Author/creator McAdams, Patricia rapporteur.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Washington, DC : The National Academies Press, [2017]
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description1 online resource (1 PDF file (xviii, 87 pages)).
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Other author/creatorOlson, Steve, 1956- rapporteur.
Other author/creatorAnestidou, Lida, 1965- rapporteur.
Other author/creatorOgilvie, Jenna, rapporteur.
Other author/creatorInstitute for Laboratory Animal Research (U.S.). Roundtable on Science and Welfare in Laboratory Animal Use, issuing body.
Series Institute for Laboratory Animal Research roundtable series
Contents Introduction and overview -- Air transportation -- Land transportation -- The health status and logistics of laboratory animals -- Species-specific considerations -- International, national, and state regulatory requirements -- Perspectives on the transportation of laboratory animals -- Interactive sesisons -- Key points from the workshop and a look to the future -- Appendix A: Workshop agenda -- Appendix B: Committee and speaker biographies -- Appendix C: Transportation checklist -- Appendix D: Statement of task.
Summary "The obligation to treat animals used in research ethically and humanely extends beyond their lives in the laboratory to include their transportation from place to place. Yet transporting animals is a highly regulated and complex process that raises many difficult issues. To examine these issues, the Roundtable on Science and Welfare in Laboratory Animal Use held a workshop on September 3-4, 2014, in Washington, DC. More than 200 people participated in the workshop in person and online, including representatives of academic research institutions, pharmaceutical and consumer product companies, government agencies, research advocacy groups, professional associations, and the public. The workshop was designed to draw attention to the essential thoughtful journey planning behind each transport of laboratory animals"--Publisher's description.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Source of descriptionOnline resource; title from PDF title page (viewed December 18, 2017).
Issued in other formPrint version: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Transportation of laboratory animals : proceedings of a workshop. Washington, [District of Columbia] : The National Academies Press, ©2017 xviii, 88 pages 9780309373333
ISBN9780309373340 (electronic bk.)
ISBN0309373344 (electronic bk.)
Standard identifier# 10.17226/21734

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