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Animal Medical Recordkeeping

Adequate Medical Records: Adequate animal care includes adequate animal medical record keeping. The Principle Investigator and associated research staff serve as the primary attending clinicians of all animals housed on behalf of an IACUC-approved protocol. As such, research staff are responsible for providing adequate clinical oversight, and post-operative or post-procedural care of the animals, for anticipating and alleviating animal pain or discomfort whenever possible, and for maintaining complete animal medical records, with entries made in sufficient detail and at intervals specified in IACUC Principles XIX.

Arrival Status PDF
Progress Notes PDF
Surgical Record MS Excel
Rodent Surgery Procedural Record PDF
Antiserum Production Schedule MS Word
Animal Medical Records PDF
Record of General Anesthesia PDF
Necropsy Report PDF

SATELLITE LOCATION RECORDKEEPING

Aquatic Room Status Sheet MS Excel
Outside Lab Room Status Sheet MS Excel
Aquatic Room Tank Log MS Excel
Frog Room Status Sheet
Outside Lab Husbandry Log MS Excel
Satellite Animal Facility Emergency Disaster Plan MS Word

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