Lab Animal

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  1. what is the scientific name for a mouse
    mus musculus
  2. what is a mouse's temperature
    ~99 F
  3. what is a mouse's lifespan
    2-3 years
  4. what research projects are mouse's used for
    • vaccine
    • aging
    • Alzheimer's
    • behavioral
    • cancer
    • kidney disease
    • orthopedic
  5. what identification methods are used for mouse's
    • cage card
    • ear tag
    • ear notching
    • ear punching
  6. how do you handle and restraint a mouse
    scruff as much as  you can with your first three fingers and use your pinky to grip the tail
  7. how do you remove a mouse from the cage
    pick them up from the base of the tail
  8. what type of cage is used for a mouse
    • solid bottom
    • shoe box
    • wired lid
  9. what temperature should a mouse's animal room be
    65-85 F
  10. what should the humidity be in a mouse's animal room
  11. what type of bedding is used for a mouse
    • corn cob
    • wood shaving
    • cellulose
  12. what is a mouse's photo period
    12-14 hour a day (light)
  13. what should the ventilation rate be in a mouse's  animal room
    10-15 air changes per hour
  14. what should the water consumption be in a mouse
    15ml per 100gram of body per day
  15. what are the feeding requirement be for a mouse
    rodent block 12-18 grams per 100grams of body weight a day
  16. protein content should be at least ______ for a mouse
  17. what do hard pellets help do for a mouse
    grind down teeth
  18. are mouse's copraphagia?
    • yes eating poop is important for their nutrition
    • they eat it at night
    • most eat own poop
  19. what is a mouse's estrous cycle
    • continuously polyestrous
    • always readying
  20. what is the gestation time for a mouse
  21. what is a mouse's litter size
  22. cannibalism
    can eat their won young's if stressed
  23. how are mouse's born
    precocial meaning blind helpless and without hair
  24. what is a mouse's weaning time
    18-21 days
  25. what is a mouse's breeding age
    40-46 days
  26. what is there feeding behavior
  27. behavioral patter
    • vocalization any if stressed
    • aggressiveness with other males
    • barbering-dominate mouse will over groom the submissive mouse
  28. what type of injections can a mouse get
    • IM
    • IP
    • SQ
    • IV
  29. which injection is most commonly used on a mouse for sedation
  30. where would you get a blood sample on a mouse
    tail or jugular
  31. what is usually the size of the needle used on a mouse
    insulin needle size
  32. how do they medicate a mouse
    gavaging- pass a tube into the esophagus
  33. what are the commonly used anesthetics
    • isoflurane
    • acepromazine
    • diazepam
    • ketamine
    • xylazine
    • proprofol
  34. how are anesthetic depth measured on a mouse
    • whisker movement in response to a puff of air
    • toe or nail pinch
  35. what diseases can a mouse get
    • sendai
    • MHV
    • mycoplasma pulmonis
    • helibacter
    • tyzzer's disease
    • pasteurellosis
  36. what parasites and special considerations can a mouse get
    • pinworms
    • giardia
    • coccidia
    • fur mites
    • fleas
    • malocclusion-overgrowth of teeth
  37. what don't research facilities like to use and why
    cedar chips because they can stimulate hepatic enzymes that can shorten anesthetic sleep time
  38. what do mouse's need in social enrichment
    • a house to go in and out of
    • mouse toys
    • stuff to make a nest
  39. sendi
    viral upper res disease cause weight loss dyspnea and teeth chattering and high fatality
  40. MHV
    • mouse hepatitis virus
    • highly contagious corona virus causes jaundice and tumors and diarrhea
  41. tyzzer disease
    causes diarrhea dehydration and anarexia
  42. pasteurellosis
    upper res infection bacteria pneumonia can cause abbess of skin in the lymph nodes
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Lab Animal
2013-07-16 03:56:47

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