By James R. Swearengen
Significant advances were made in animal version improvement for organic learn because the book of the 1st version of this quantity, and the ramifications of the FDA’s Animal Efficacy Rule became greater understood within the medical group. With every one bankruptcy thoroughly up-to-date with the newest study findings, Biodefense examine technique and Animal versions, moment Edition spans the spectrum of assurance from uncomplicated learn to complicated improvement of clinical countermeasures.
Topics mentioned during this quantity include:
- A heritage of organic brokers as guns, from using corpses to infect water offers to fashionable day anthrax attacks
- Concepts and methods considering biowarfare and bioterrorism
- The improvement, validation, and significance of animal versions in biodefense research
- Infectious affliction aerobiology
- Studies concerning anthrax, glanders, plague, tularemia, Q fever, alphaviruses, orthopoxviruses, and a brand new bankruptcy on brucellosis
- Animal versions for viral hemorrhagic fevers
- Botulinum and Ricin toxins
- Staphylococcal and streptococcal superantigens
As the medical neighborhood works diligently to guard the world’s inhabitants from the misuse of infectious organisms and pollution, it's central that researchers remain abreast of the newest recommendations for biodefense study. Exploring in vivo and in vitro assays, this quantity brings researchers modern at the newest info on bacterial and viral infectious brokers and organic pollutants thought of to pose the best threats to public protection. additionally, the individuals take a step towards minimizing using animals in additional experiments by means of offering documented findings that may be equipped upon.
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Biodefense Research Methodology and Animal Models, Second Edition by James R. Swearengen