Editorial Policies

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.


Section Policies


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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