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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, 2014.

Fiscal Year - 2014

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TimeTargetPercent
Oct 20138584
Nov 20138584
Dec 20138584
Jan 20148584
Feb 20148584
Mar 201485TBD
Apr 201485TBD
May 201485TBD
Jun 201485TBD
Jul 201485TBD
Aug 201485TBD
Sep 201485TBD

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

Fiscal Year - 2014
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2013N/A38
Nov 2013N/A38
Dec 2013N/A38
Jan 2014N/A38
Feb 2014N/A38
Mar 2014N/ATBD
Apr 2014N/ATBD
May 2014N/ATBD
Jun 2014N/ATBD
Jul 2014N/ATBD
Aug 2014N/ATBD
Sep 2014N/ATBD

Total number of animal care/diet preparation technical personnel

Fiscal Year - 2014
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2013N/A45
Nov 2013N/A45
Dec 2013N/A45
Jan 2014N/A45
Feb 2014N/A45
Mar 2014N/ATBD
Apr 2014N/ATBD
May 2014N/ATBD
Jun 2014N/ATBD
Jul 2014N/ATBD
Aug 2014N/ATBD
Sep 2014N/ATBD

Glossary

AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

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