Scientific References Supporting Animal Tattooing

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Tattoo Identification

A New Method For Marking Small Laboratory Animals.  (1938)  Beach, F.A.  Science 87:420.

A simple Technique For The Permanent Marking of Newborn Albino Rats.  (1966)  Geller, L.M., and Geller, E.H.  Pyschol. Rep.  18:221-222.

Foot Tattoo of Neonatal Mice.  (1977)  Avery, D.L., and Spyker, J.M.  Laboratory Animal Science27:110-112.

Tattooing Newborn Mice and Rats for Identification.  (1977)  Schoenborne, B.M., Schrader, R.E., and Canolty, N.L.  Laboratory Animal Science,27:110

Identification of Nude Mice in Tumorigenicity Assays [letter].  (1997)  VanMeir, E.G.  International Journal of Cancer, 71:310.

Tattooing Newborn Albino Mice in Life-Span Experiments.  (1978)  Greenham, L.W.  Laboratory Animal Science28:346

Improved Tattooing Equipment and Procedures for Laboratory Rat and Mouse Identification.  (1982)  Yacowitz, H., and White, E., American Association for Laboratory Animal ScienceXX:P3

Comparison of Ear Tags and Tail Tattoos for Rat Identification.  (1984)  Guilloud, N.B., Johnson, A.N., Barbour, L.L., and Duncanson, A.  Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science, 34:5

Identification of Newborn Rats by Tattooing.  (1989)  Iwaki, S., Matsuo, A., and Kast, A.  Laboratory Animals23:361-364.

Tattoo Pigments for Permanent, Humane Identification of B6C3F1 Mice.  (1990)  Yacowitz, H., Greenwood Jr., R.P., Yacowitz, A., and Harbell, J.W.  Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science40:P6.

Albino Rodent Tail Tattooing:  Two years of Experimental Data and Observations.  (1990)  Guilloud, N.B., and Johnson, A.N., Lab Animal Magazine, 19:36-37.

A Device for Increasing Efficiency of Rat and Mouse Tattooing.  (1992)  Yacowitz, H., Piscitelli, B.A., and Yacowitz, A.  Contemporary Topics in laboratory Animal Science31:P78.

Tail tattoos for Human, Safe, and Permanent Identification of Pigmented Mice.  (1994)  Yacowitz, H., Yacowitz, A., McConnell, R.F., and Rao, G.N.  Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science33:P53

Tail Tattoo Identification System for Neonate and Pre-weanling Rodents.  (1997)  Yacowitz, H., Weyand, M.E., Yacowitz, A., and Weyand, E.H. Fundamental and Applied Toxicology, 36:1865

Methods for the Identification of Laboratory Mice and Rats.  (1998)  Weyand, M.E. Lab Animal27:47-50.

Methods of Identification in Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science 2nd Edition; Vol I  Essential Principles and Practices, (2002) Edited by J. Hau and G.L. VanHoosier, Jr.,  CRC Press, pp363-365.

Papers citing the use of AIMS™ animal tattoo identification.

Comparison of the Effects of Five Adjuvants on the Antibody Response to Influenza Virus Antigen in Guinea Pigs.  (1995)  Robuccio, J.A., Griffith, J.W., Chroscinski, E.A., Cross, P.J., Light, T.E., and Lang, C.M. Laboratory Animal Science45:420-426.

7H-Benzo[c]fluorene: A Potent Systemic Lung Carcinogen. (2003) Weyand, E.H., Goldstein, L.S., Parimoo, B., Reuhl, K., Wang, J.Q., and Harvey, R.G., Polycyclic Aromatic Comopunds,  XX:

Evaluation of Coal Tar Tumorigenic Activity in p53+/- Mice.  (2003)   Singh, R., Rozett, K., Modi, N., Stakhiv, T., Hanes, M., and Weyand, E.H. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, 23:417-427.

Transponders and Ear Tags

Tumors in Rats at the Site of Identification Tags Made of Nickel-Copper Alloy.  (1986)  Waalkes, M.P., Rehm, S., Kasprzak, K.S., Society of Toxicology6:1077

Inflammatory, Proliferative, and Neoplastic Lesions at the Site of Metallic Identification Ear Tags in Wistar [Crl:(WI)BR] Rats.  (1987)  Waalkes, M.P., Rehm, S., Kasprzak, K.S., and Issaq, H.  Cancer Research47:2445-2450.

Ear Tag Induced Staphylococcus Infection in Mice.  (1989)  Cover, C.E., Keenan, C.M., and Bettinger, Laboratory Animals23:229-233.

Tissue Reaction to an Implantable Identification Device in Mice.  (1990)  Rao, G.N., and Edmondson J.  Toxicological Pathology18:412-416

Subcutaneous Tissue Reaction to Polyethylene Terephtalate-covered Electronic Identification Transponders in Pigs.  (1992)  Lambooij, E., deGroot, P.H.S., Molenbeek, R.F., and Gruys, E., Veterinary Quarterly14:145-7.

Subcutaneous Soft Tissue Tumours at the Site of Implanted Microchips in Mice.  (1997)  Tillmann, T., Kamino, K., Dasenbrock, C., Ernst, H., Kohler, M., Morawietz, G., Campo, E., Cardesa, A., Tomatis, L., and Mohr, U.  Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology49:197-200.

Transponder-Induced Sarcoma in the Heterozygous p53+/- Mouse.  (1999)  Blanchard, K.T., Barthel, C., French, J.E., Holden, H.E., Moretz, R., Pack, F.D., Tennant, R.W., and Stoll, R.E.  Toxicologic Pathology27:519-527.

Tumors in Long-Term Rat Studies Associated with Microchip Animal Identification Devices.  (2001)  Elcock, L.E., Stuart, B.P., Wahle, B.S., Hoss, H.E., Crabb, K., Millard, D.M., Mueller, R.E., Hastings, T.F., and Lake, S.G.  Experimental Toxicological Pathology52:483-491.


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