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INTRODUCTION

Test-Out

Purpose Bred Mice and Rats in Research, Testing and Teaching

POSTTEST

EVALUATION

CERTIFICATE

INTRODUCTION
Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to

  • Prevent introduction of excluded diseases into SPF colonies
  • Order rodents from various sources and understand the quarantine process
  • Follow appropriate husbandry guidelines and select appropriate research techniques
  • Identify hazards in rodent research
  • Use the IACUC website to find information needed to conduct high quality animal research.

Authors:
Chris Janssen, DVM — Clinical Veterinarian, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Denise Capozzi, VMD, ACLAM — Director of Education and Compliance for the Animal Care and Use Program, Research Conduct and Compliance Office, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Gregg Homanics, PhD — Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Marilee Rose, AHT, RLATG, ILAM — Training and Compliance Coordinator for the Animal Care and Use Program, Research Conduct and Compliance Office, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Susan Meyers, MS — Education and Compliance Coordinator for the Animal Care and Use Program, Research Conduct and Compliance Office, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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