UNIT 1.3 Handling and Restraint
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Immunology
How to Cite
Donovan, J. and Brown, P. 2001. Handling and Restraint. Current Protocols in Immunology. 1:I:1.3.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: JUN 1995
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For the safety of the handler and the animal, proper methods for handling and restraining laboratory animals should be followed. Animals can be restrained either manually or in a plastic restrainer. This unit describes handling and manual restraint of mice, rats, hamsters, and rabbits. Alternate protocols describe restraint using the plastic restrainer.