An overview of the main infectious agents and diseases of mice and rats. Indicates the methods used in testing for them. Includes 42 agents for monitoring. Also deals with microbiologic monitoring of immunodeficient animals. Includes viruses, bacteria, mycoplasmas and fungi, and parasites. Each agent's description includes classification and morphology; cultivation; strains; characteristics of infection; geographic distribution; means of spread; morbidity and mortality; control prevention; and test procedures. Extensive bibliography with each agent.Three structural polypeptides coded for by minute virus of mice, a parvovirus. J Virol 1976; 20:273-289. 6. Naeger LK, Cater J, Pintel DJ. The small non-structural protein (NS2) of the parvovirus MVM is required for efficient DNA replication and anbsp;...
|Title||:||Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1994-01-01|