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The joint ECVAM/FELASA workshop on the immunization of laboratory animals for the production of polyclonal antibodies was held in Utrecht, from 20-22 March 1998, under the co-chairmanship of Coenraad Hendriksen and Wim de Leeuw. The participants, all experts in the fields of immunology, laboratory animal science and regulation came from universities, industry and regulatory bodies. The aim of the workshop was: a) to discuss and evaluate current immunization procedures for the production of polyclonal antibodies; and b) to draft recommendations and guidelines to improve the immunization procedures, both with regard to animal welfare and to the optimization of immunization protocols. This report summarises the outcome of the discussions and includes a number of recommendations and set of draft guidelines

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Bibliographic Reference: Article: ATLA (1998)
Record Number: 199910680 / Last updated on: 1999-04-30
Original language: en
Available languages: en