Now in its fourth edition, "Pathology of Laboratory Rodents
and Rabbits" has become a standard text for veterinary pathologists,
laboratory animal veterinarians, students, and others interested in
these species. Organized by species, coverage includes mice, rats,
hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, and rabbits with each chapter including
pathogenesis and cardinal diagnostic features of naturally occurring
diseases of laboratory animals.
Newly in color, this new edition
features updates throughout, including expanded coverage on relevant
normal anatomic features and biology of each species, as well as
extensively expanded coverage of rabbit diseases. Diseases covered
include viral infections, bacterial infections, parasitic diseases,
nutritional and metabolic disorders, behavioral disorders, aging and
degenerative disorders, environment-related disease, and neoplasia.
for ease of use, "Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits" provides
easily accessible information on key diagnostic features, differential
diagnoses, and significance of diseases. A companion website offers
images from the book in PowerPoint for download.
The standard reference on the pathogenesis and cardinal diagnostic
features of diseases of mice, rats, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs and
- Expanded coverage of rabbit disease, normal anatomic features, and biology -
Over 450 color photographs illustrating gross and microscopic pathology
- Companion website offering images from the text in PowerPoint
About the Author
Stephen W. Barthold, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVP, Hon. Member ACLAM, is
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Veterinary and Medical Pathology at
the University of California, Davis, and former Director of the UC
Davis Center for Comparative Medicine. He has over 40 years of
experience in laboratory animal pathology.
Stephen M. Griffey, DVM, PhD,
is Clinical Professor of Laboratory Animal Pathology and Director of
the Comparative Pathology Laboratory at the UC Davis School of
Veterinary Medicine. He has over 20 years of experience in laboratory
Dean H. Percy, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVP,
is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Pathobiology Department,
Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario. He has over 50 years of
experience in veterinary pathology and laboratory animal pathology.