Laboratory, Zoo, etc

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Laboratory, Zoo, etc
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  1. covers all aspects of animal use including housing, diet, and enrichment
    mice, rats, "cold blooded" animals not included
    Animal Welfare Act
  2. upholds the Animal Welfare Act
    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  3. assures humane treatment of laboratory animals
    United States Public Health Service (PHS)
  4. main resource for laboratory animal care
    "The Guide"
  5. must have 5 members, oversees research facilities
    IACUC
  6. Zoonotic caused by two bacterium, can be found in mice and gerbils
    rat bite fever
  7. Zoonotic flu like disease that can kill people in US who are in contact with wild rodents
    Hantavirus
  8. Zoonotic organism spread through feces can cause GI disease
    Campylobacter
  9. Zoonotic flu like symptoms, cause by arenavirus, seen in hamsters can be in other rodents
    LCM Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
  10. oral administration of rodents
    gavage
  11. Primates--four groups
    • Prosimians (lemurs)
    • New World Monkeys (platyrrhines--broad nosed)
    • Old World Monkeys (rhesus monkeys, hominoids)
    • Hominoids (humans, apes)
  12. New world monkey vision
    dichromatic vision
  13. New world monkey facts--live and tails?
    • arboreal
    • prehensile tails
  14. Old World Monkey tails
    Non prehensile tails
  15. Zoonotic--occurs naturally in macaques  fatal in humans
    Herpes B
  16. zoonotic most frequent viral disease in NHPs
    Measles
  17. common disease of primates--foreign students can bring it
    TB (mycobacteria)
  18. ispects facilities--zoos
    Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
  19. management of endangered species
    Species Survival Plan (SSP)
  20. Introducing new animals to existing animals
    "Howdy" doors
  21. Valuable tool to learn more about a certain species, even if death is known
    Necropsy

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