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UNIVERSITY POLICY

UNIVERSITY POLICY On the Care and Use of Vertebrate Animals for Research, Training, and Teaching Purposes


UNIVERSITY STANDARDS, IACUC GUIDANCE, AND TEMPLATES

Anesthesia & Analgesia Standards:

University Standard for Pain Identification and Post-Operative Analgesia

University Standard for Administered Agents

University Standard for Preparation, Storage, and Use of Tribromoethanol

University Standard for Anesthetic Vaporizers

University Standard for Inhalational Anesthesia/Euthanasia (Drop Method)

Anesthesia & Analgesia Guidance/Templates:

Post-Procedure Monitoring & Analgesia Card – REQUIRED CARD

Anesthesia/Analgesia Drug Log Template

Anesthesia, Analgesia, and Procedure Record – Rodents

DCM Veterinarian Recommended Formularies and Regimens

Isoflurane Vaporizer Monitoring Log Template

Isoflurane Drop Method Log Template

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Care & Welfare Standards:

University Standard for the Acclimation Period for Received Animals Transfers/Shipments

University Standard for Adoption of Companion Animals

University Standard for Documentation of “Monthly Principal Investigator (PI) Check Sheet”

University Standard for Food and/or Water Restriction and/or Deprivation

University Standard for Humane Endpoints in Rodents

University Standard for Animal Monitoring and Record Keeping

University Standard for Monitoring Animals on Neuromuscular Blocking Agents (NMB)

University Standard for Reporting and Veterinary Care for Research Animals

University Standard for Tumor Production and Cancer Research in Mice and Rats

University Standard for Weight Loss in Research Animals

University Standard for Assignment of Animals into Pain Categories

Care & Welfare Guidance/Templates:

Body Condition Scoring – Mice

Body Condition Scoring – Guinea Pig

Body Condition Scoring – Rabbit

Body Condition Scoring – Swine

Body Condition Scoring – Canine

Body Condition Scoring – Feline

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Housing & Transportation Standards:

University Standard for Animal Procedural Space Exception

University Standard for Animal Transport and Biosecurity

University Standard for Mouse Cage Density

University Standard for Rat Cage Density

University Standard for Environmental Enrichment for Animals

University Standard for Satellite Facilities

University Standard for Social Housing of Research Animals (Terrestrial and Aquatic)

Housing & Transportation Guidance/Templates:

Adverse Weather and Reduced Operations

Mouse Cage Density Lecture

Disaster Plan for UNC Satellite Facilities

Satellite Disaster Plan Section F – Specifics to be Submitted for IACUC File

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IACUC Protocol Information Standards:

University Standard for Amendments and Other Protocol Changes

University Standard for Exceptions

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Procedures & Services Standards:

University Standard for Rodent Survival Surgery

University Standard for Survival Surgeries for USDA-Covered Species

University Standard for Rodent Blood Withdrawal and Tail Biopsy

University Standard for Rat and Mouse Euthanasia

University Standard for Disposal of Rodent Carcasses

University Standard for Foot Pad Injection in Mice and Rats

University Standard for Rodent Identification

University Standard for Survival Surgery in Amphibian Oocyte Harvest

University Standard for the Use of Adjuvants for Antibody Production

Procedures & Services Guidance/Templates:

Carbon Dioxide Euthanasia Posting

Guidelines for Use of Core Facilities

FDA Approved Sterilants and High Level Disinfectants

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