Biology and diseases of the ferret / edited by James G. Fox, Robert P. Marini.

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret, Third Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide a current, comprehensive reference on the ferret. Encyclopedic in scope, it is the only book to focus on the characteristics that make the ferret an important research animal, with detailed informati...

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Other Authors: Fox, James G. (Editor), Marini, Robert P. (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Published: Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons Inc., [2014]
Edition:Third edition.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Taxonomy, history and use / James G. Fox
  • Anatomy of the ferret / Howard Evans and Nguyen Quoc An
  • Neuroanatomy of the ferret brain / Christopher D. Kroenke, Brian Mills, Jaime F. Olavarria, and Jeffrey J. Neil
  • Physiology of the ferret / Mark T. Whary
  • Nutrition / James G. Fox, Carrie S. Schultz, and Brittany M. Vester Boler
  • Housing and management / James G. Fox and Rosemary Broome
  • Normal clinical and biological parameters / James G. Fox
  • Growth, reproduction and breeding / James G. Fox, Judi Bell, and Rosemary Broome
  • Regulatory considerations / Robert P. Marini
  • Black-footed ferret recover / Rachel Santymire, Heather Branvold-Faber, and Paul Marinari
  • Physical examination and diagnosis / Robert P. Marini
  • Anesthesia / Jeffrey Ko and Robert P. Marini
  • Surgery / Stephen J. Mehler and Robert P. Marini
  • Hematopoietic diseases / Jerg Mayer, Susan E. Erdman, and James G. Fox
  • Diseases of the genitourinary tract / James G. Fox and Judi Bell
  • Diseases of the gastrointestinal system / Kirk J. Maurer and James G. Fox
  • Diseases of the endocrine system / Cassandra L. Miller, Robert P. Marini, and James G. Fox
  • Diseases of the cardiovascular system / Robert A. Wagner
  • Other systemic diseases / James G. Fox
  • Viral diseases / Matti Kuipel and David Perpiñan
  • Bacterial and mycoplasmal diseases / Alton G. Swennes and James G. Fox
  • Parasitic diseases / Mary Patterson, James G. Fox, and Mark L. Eberhard
  • Mycotic diseases / James G. Fox
  • Neoplastic diseases / James G. Fox, Sureshkumar Muthupalani, Matti Kiupel, and Bruce Williams
  • The ferret in viral respiratory disease research / Deborah R. Taylor
  • The ferret in morbillivirus research / Veronika von Messling
  • Use of the ferret in cardiovascular research / James P. Morgan
  • Genetic engineering in the ferret / Xingshen Sun, Ziying Yan, Xiaoming Liu, Alicia K. Oliver, and John F. Engelhardt
  • Hearing and auditory function in ferrets / Fernando R. Nodal and Andrew J. King
  • The ferret in vision and neuroplasticity research / Jitendra Sharma and Mriganka Sur
  • The ferret in nausea and vomiting research / Nathalie Percie du Sert and Paul L.R. Andrews
  • The ferret in lung carcinogenesis and nutritional chemoprevention research / Xiang-Dong Wang and Chun Liu.