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Percentage of animal care/diet preparation technical personnel who are AALAS certified

Dictionary: The AALAS technician certification is well known and widely used throughout the various fields of varied fields of laboratory animal care. AALAS certification provides assurance that the animals used in research are cared for by personnel who are trained and experienced in the proper care and use of laboratory animals.

It is important that all animal care/diet preparation technical personnel are properly trained and certified so all technicians are able to provide quality animal care. Providing quality animal care will lead to quality research findings and results.

Information is current as of February 28, 2015.

Fiscal Year - 2015

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TimeTargetPercent
Oct 20148592
Nov 20148592
Dec 20148592
Jan 20158590
Feb 20158588
Mar 201585TBD
Apr 201585TBD
May 201585TBD
Jun 201585TBD
Jul 201585TBD
Aug 201585TBD
Sep 201585TBD

FY 2015 YTD: 91%

Total number of animal care/diet preparation technical personnel who are AALAS certified

Fiscal Year - 2015
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2014N/A36
Nov 2014N/A36
Dec 2014N/A36
Jan 2015N/A36
Feb 2015N/A36
Mar 2015N/ATBD
Apr 2015N/ATBD
May 2015N/ATBD
Jun 2015N/ATBD
Jul 2015N/ATBD
Aug 2015N/ATBD
Sep 2015N/ATBD

Total number of animal care/diet preparation technical personnel

Fiscal Year - 2015
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2014N/A39
Nov 2014N/A39
Dec 2014N/A39
Jan 2015N/A40
Feb 2015N/A41
Mar 2015N/ATBD
Apr 2015N/ATBD
May 2015N/ATBD
Jun 2015N/ATBD
Jul 2015N/ATBD
Aug 2015N/ATBD
Sep 2015N/ATBD

Glossary

AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

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