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The behavioral management of laboratory nonhuman primates in the United States has not been thoroughly characterized since 2003. This article presents the results of a survey behavioral management programs at 27 facilities and covering a total of 59,636 primates, 27,916 housed in indoor cages and...

Author(s)
Baker, K. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2016, 78, 7, pp 780-796
Abstract

Although human subjects are widely used to study sleep and sleep disorders, animals have been invaluable in developing our understanding of the physiology of sleep and underlying mechanisms of sleep disorders. Environmental stimuli are likely to modify sleep in both animals and people, suggesting...

Author(s)
Febinger, H. Y.; George, A.; Priestley, J.; Toth, L. A.; Opp, M. R.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2014, 53, 1, pp 29-37
Abstract

Current husbandry and care guidelines for laboratory animals recommend social housing for nonhuman primates and all other social species. However, not all individuals of a social species are compatible, which can lead to psychosocial stress on certain members. Because stress affects immune...

Author(s)
Scott, M. R. van; Reece, S. P.; Olmstead, S.; Wardle, R.; Rosenbaum, M. D.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2013, 52, 2, pp 157-164