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Reducing Animal Numbers in a Contact Sentinel Program

Lencioni, K. and Adkins, M. and Baer, J. (2012) Reducing Animal Numbers in a Contact Sentinel Program. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 51 (5). p. 675. ISSN 1559-6109.

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Rodent health surveillance using sentinel animals is a critical part of the preventative health program for most laboratory rodent facilities. Introduction of animals through a quarantine area is generally one of the highest biosecurity risk areas in a rodent housing facility. Adequate health surveillance of animals during the quarantine period is critical to prevent introducing unwanted microorganisms.

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