About the Journal

Focus and Scope
The Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science (SJLAS), published by Scand-LAS, is a longstanding international journal advancing knowledge about comparative medicine and laboratory animal science and welfare through the publication of peer-reviewed articles about animal models, animal biology, laboratory animal medicine, laboratory animal pathology, animal behaviour, animal biotechnology and related topics. Articles include technical reports and reviews about basic and applied laboratory investigations, clinical investigations, and case studies, as well as informed and thoughtful opinions relevant to the humane care and use of laboratory animals. SJLAS also includes advertisements from all major suppliers of laboratory animals, caging systems, food, bedding and other relevant equipment for laboratory animal housing, husbandry and experimentation. In addition it includes news from the Scand-LAS Association, as well as an updated comprehensive list of upcoming relevant meetings, conferences and symposia.

Animal care supervisors, managers of laboratory animal facilities, laboratory animal technicians, laboratory animal technologists, veterinarians, scientists, and researchers in veterinary schools, medical schools, universities, pharmaceutical companies, government and private research laboratories, and animal hospitals.

Review Policy
All original scientific articles, reviews, reports, and letters are peer reviewed (single-blinded review) by at least two external referees. Authors are welcome to suggest referees.

Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Published by the Scandinavian Society for Laboratory Animal Science
Online ISSN 2002-0112

Scandinavian Society for Laboratory Animal Science

Journal History
Founded in 1973 as the Scandinavian language house journal for Scand-LAS. The Journal was changed into an English language scientific journal with peer-review in 1985, and the name changed to Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science.