• It manifests as an allergic response to animal urine, specifically the major urinary proteins (Mups) of rodents, and can lead to the development of asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, the inert gas argon (an agent recently permitted as an alternative to CO2 by the new European Union Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes) is highly aversive to rodents, causing an even stronger conditioned aversion than CO2. (nc3rs.org.uk)
  • Particularly, the present invention relates to an apparatus for transporting laboratory animals such as rodents. (google.com)
  • Clean and disinfect cages and work areas, and sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment. (bls.gov)
  • Many researchers handle the animals on a daily basis for treatments or testing, and repeatedly docking and undocking large, cumbersome ventilated cages would only shift their worries of allergens to worries of injury. (tecniplast.it)
  • Vira Okuda is a longtime member of Lucky Dog Rescue, a nonprofit organization with a mission to eliminate the unnecessary euthanasia of adoptable homeless animals. (llnl.gov)
  • Okuda, a computer associate with Computation's Applications, Simulations and Quality Division, is a longtime member of Lucky Dog Rescue , a nonprofit organization with a mission to eliminate the unnecessary euthanasia of adoptable homeless animals throughout Northern California. (llnl.gov)
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses. (onetonline.org)
  • A recent meeting in Newcastle focused on the issue of laboratory animal euthanasia, with experts from across the field of animal research attending to discuss current methods and possible alternatives, in an attempt to reach a consensus in this controversial area. (nc3rs.org.uk)
  • Researchers hope to develop cell and tissue cultures, computer modelling, cell and molecular biology, epidemiology and other methods, to supplant animals from medical research, while still maintaining crucial work to defeat diseases that affect millions of people. (motherjones.com)
  • MediVet Biologics continues to bring together leading researchers in the animal health and human medical field to advance Veterinary medicine for animals needlessly suffering in pain. (prweb.com)
  • Whatever side of the argument researchers fall on, most would likely use an alternative to animal testing if it existed. (slashdot.org)
  • And an alternative that reduces the need for animal testing is just what Fraunhofer researchers hope their new sensor nanoparticles will be. (slashdot.org)
  • Researchers may want to mitigate pain and suffering in their charges, but animals of prey hide their pain. (the-scientist.com)
  • 1 Advocating the "three Rs" for humane treatment of laboratory animals - replacement, reduction, and refinement - zoologist William Russell and microbiologist Rex Burch advised researchers to avoid animal testing wherever possible, minimize the number of animals tested, and refine procedures to minimize suffering. (the-scientist.com)
  • UI researchers will have a new underground facility to house animals after the state Board of Regents approved an indoor enclosure for $11.2 million at Thursday's meeting. (dailyiowan.com)
  • The organization has declined to participate in campaigns focused against individuals and feels strongly that violence, illegal action or the harassment and intimidation of animal researchers or any other category of people who use animals are unacceptable and cannot be condoned as society debates and moves away from the use of animals in research. (humanesociety.org)
  • The inevitable fate for many animals used in scientific research is that they are killed humanely, but are researchers using the best possible methods? (nc3rs.org.uk)
  • The goal of Project ALIAS is to provide support for Auburn researchers attempting to address complex biology questions using small animal imaging. (auburn.edu)
  • globally the prevalence among at risk workers is estimated between 11 and 30% According to the National Institutes of Health, prevention of animal allergy depends on the control of allergens in the work environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laboratory animal allergens (LAA) are recognised by HSE as a significant cause of occupational allergic disease in the UK. (hsl.gov.uk)
  • Sheri Savage is affiliated with East of Eden K9 Rescue, a companion animal rescue founded in 2001. (llnl.gov)
  • Animal Friends is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 2001 with the aim to promote animal protection and animal rights as well as veganism, as ethical, ecological and healthy lifestyle. (prijatelji-zivotinja.hr)
  • These facilities include the SVM Laboratory Animal Medicine Facility as well as the Life Sciences Animal Care Facility. (lsu.edu)
  • The Laboratory Animal Facility is a core facility at the Department of Clinical Medicine , the Faculty of Medicine , UiB and a resource for activities that involve esearch in animals. (uib.no)
  • The new facility will expand capacity for MediVet Biologic's core product line, including in-house and on-site autologous stem cell processing and training, cryo-storage of cell therapy products, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Autologous Conditioned Serum (ACS) services for the North America Animal Health community", said MediVet Biologics CEO Jeremy Delk. (prweb.com)
  • We envision this second laboratory facility as a place of education and collaboration and look forward to including the local and regional Veterinary community in the continued development of our animal health product line", said MediVet Biologics CEO Jeremy Delk. (prweb.com)
  • The LAC will be relocated from its current site at the Faculty of Medicine to the newly refurbished air-conditioned open-air conventional animal facility at Animal Farm, Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, near to Residential College 12. (um.edu.my)
  • Helping to fill this need for managerial training, author Jerald Silverman shares the valuable information he's gained from over 25 years experience managing a laboratory animal facility. (routledge.com)
  • He takes proven managerial concepts and adapts them to the laboratory animal facility setting. (routledge.com)
  • Whether you are a manager in training or you are looking for help in applying the basic concepts of managing a laboratory animal facility, this book helps you fulfill the unique responsibilities of assessing needs, communicating effectively, and establishing goals with people from many different academic and skill levels. (routledge.com)
  • In a treatise part academic theory and part hard knocks, Jerry Silverman has laid out what's been lacking for too many years in lab animal facility management. (routledge.com)
  • I see this as a book that should be present in every laboratory animal facility and would recommend it with enthusiasm. (routledge.com)
  • Because scientists are still learning how this disease is transmitted among turtles, we must provide a separate facility just for animals with these tumors. (mote.org)
  • One central location will decrease deparments from competing for grants, he said, and the facility overall will help provide better care for animals. (dailyiowan.com)
  • Do you have specific recommendations for Lab Animal Facility Managers? (tecniplast.it)
  • CANADA - A new facility that significantly improves Newfoundland and Labrador's ability to identify and respond to foreign animal diseases was officially opened last week. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • The new facility includes a molecular diagnostics laboratory, rabies laboratory, necropsy room and incinerator. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • The facility also increases our capacity to work with academic institutions to study significant animal diseases," said Mr Granter. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • In order to protect animals against suffering and distress during transfer, restraint and management, a premedication is administered. (mendeley.com)
  • Chapters provide an overview of nonhuman primate models of medically important viral diseases as well as natural infections of nonhuman primates with human and animal viruses. (wiley.com)
  • A new smaller veterinary test kit for the diagnosis of viral and bacterial infections in dogs has been unveiled by global diagnostics company Randox Laboratories. (randox.com)
  • The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS) evaluation in 2015 noted closures of regional government laboratories as impeding the capacity and timeliness of disease surveillance in some regions. (ava.com.au)
  • The AHC has also recently commissioned a jurisdictional PVS evaluation to assess the current status of all regional and interstate veterinary services, including veterinary laboratory services. (ava.com.au)
  • AWI provides funding to laboratory personnel to conduct research focused on improving the housing and handling of animals in research, and has been at the forefront of efforts to provide nonhuman primates with social housing which addresses their behavioral needs to the greatest extent possible. (awionline.org)
  • The redesign of our Canine CRP kit size, which has reduced the volume of the CRP reagent for the diagnosis of canine infection, means that laboratories will produce less waste, and ultimately, be more cost-effective. (randox.com)
  • The animal program and animal laboratory areas are inspected and evaluated at least twice each year by the NHGRI Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC), in compliance with federal regulations and guidelines. (genome.gov)
  • The controversy hinges on the definition of "animal" in the statute, currently found at 7 U.S.C. § 2132 (g) (2004), and in the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ( APHIS ) regulations promulgated under AWA authority, at 9 C.F.R. § 1.1. (llrx.com)
  • Although the most commonly used laboratory animal is the rat, a set of respiratory tract structural data comprising the entire respiratory tract for any strain of rat is not available. (epa.gov)
  • To further divide them, bony fishes commonly kept as pets or display animals usually belong to one of the two subcohorts of Ostariophysi or Neoteleostei. (merckvetmanual.com)
  • This issue has been identified as a priority by the Animal Health Committee (AHC) during development of a national laboratory diagnostics business plan. (ava.com.au)
  • Offering the complete veterinary diagnostics package of clinical chemistry analysers, reagents, and quality control, Randox is transforming the landscape of veterinary diagnostics, by providing a time and cost effective, flexible and versatile approach to animal health testing. (randox.com)
  • WESTBROOK, Maine , Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics, veterinary practice software and water microbiology testing, today announced organizational changes to its global Companion Animal Group ("CAG") business aligned with leveraging best practices and execution capabilities to support global market development and sustained double-digit revenue growth. (yahoo.com)
  • Dr. Hunt will retain global responsibility for IDEXX's in-clinic companion animal diagnostics portfolio and will also take on responsibility for IDEXX's worldwide operations. (yahoo.com)
  • We see tremendous opportunity for growth with a global addressable companion animal diagnostics market opportunity of over $30 billion , supported by the continued strengthening of the pet-owner bond, favorable demographic trends and improving standard of care. (yahoo.com)
  • The new Foreign Animal Disease Laboratory Complex, which is co-located with the Provincial Agriculture Building in St John's, includes a molecular diagnostics laboratory, rabies laboratory, necropsy room and incinerator. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • The rush to a complex environment as sort of a nice thing to do for the animals is enormously risky, in at least some cases," says William T. Greenough, a neuroscientist at University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, whose work has nurtured the enrichment movement. (the-scientist.com)
  • The committee, which minimally changed space recommendations, noted that further study of space and housing needs -- as well as the best methods for providing enrichment, exercise, and human contact for laboratory animals -- is required. (nationalacademies.org)
  • We contribute to better research and education at the University of Bergen, based on high ethical standards and humane treatment of animals. (uib.no)