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Humane Endpoints for Guinea Pigs Used for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Vaccine Research
Humane Endpoints for Guinea Pigs Used for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Vaccine Research
Guinea pigs are a commonly used model for tuberculosis vaccine research. Loss of body weight is the most frequently described humane endpoint for animals used in these studies. During a chronic study, we noted labored breathing in some tuberculosis-inf...
Retrospective Review of Surgical Outcomes and Pair-housing Success in Vasectomized Rhesus Macaque...
Retrospective Review of Surgical Outcomes and Pair-housing Success in Vasectomized Rhesus Macaque...
Providing social housing for adult male macaques can be challenging. One successful strategy for long-term social housing of adult male macaques is to pair them with adult females; however, unwanted breeding must be prevented by sterilization of the ma...
Silicon Foreign Body in the Cerebrum of a Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta)
Silicon Foreign Body in the Cerebrum of a Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta)
A male rhesus macaque with a cephalic chamber implant for neurophysiology recording presented with hemiparesis affecting the left thoracic and pelvic limbs at approximately 5 wk after craniotomy surgery.
Evaluation of a Commercially Available Euthanasia Solution as a Voluntarily Ingested Euthanasia A...
Evaluation of a Commercially Available Euthanasia Solution as a Voluntarily Ingested Euthanasia A...
All currently accepted methods of euthanasia for laboratory mice involve some degree of stress, fear, anxiety, or pain. We evaluated the voluntary oral administration of a euthanasia drug in 99 male and 81 female mice of various strains.
Effect of Chronic Social Stress on Prenatal Transfer of Antitetanus Immunity in Captive Breeding ...
Effect of Chronic Social Stress on Prenatal Transfer of Antitetanus Immunity in Captive Breeding ...
Because tetanus can cause significant morbidity and mortality in NHP, colonywide vaccination with tetanus toxoid is recommended for outdoor breeding colonies of rhesus macaques, with primary immunizations commonly given to infants at 6 mo of age follow...
Longitudinal Anthropometric Assessment of Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) Model of Huntington Dis...
Longitudinal Anthropometric Assessment of Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) Model of Huntington Dis...
The neurodegeneration associated with Huntington disease (HD) leads to the onset of motor and cognitive impairment and their advancement with increased age in humans.