"The Laboratory Mouse, Second Edition" is a comprehensive book written by international experts. With inclusions of the newly revised European standards on laboratory animals, this will be the most current, global authority on the care of mice in laboratory research. This well-illustrated edition offers new and updated chapters including immunology, viruses and parasites, behavior, enrichment and care standards of laboratory mice across the life sciences, medical and veterinary fields. It features four-color illustrations with complete instruction on mouse surgery, anatomy, behavior and care of the mouse in laboratory research. It offers additional chapters on new mouse strains, phenotyping of strains, bacteria and parasites, and immunology. It includes the newly revised EU standards on care, as well as, comparisons to standards and regulations in the US and other countries.