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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 May 31, 2014.

Fiscal Year - 2010

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TimeTargetPercent
Jan 20109096
Feb 20109096
Mar 20109089
Apr 20109089
May 20109091
Jun 20109089
Jul 20109091
Aug 20109089
Sep 20109087

FY 2010 Overall: 87%

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

Fiscal Year - 2010
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TimeTargetNumber
Jan 2010N/A43
Feb 2010N/A43
Mar 2010N/A42
Apr 2010N/A42
May 2010N/A43
Jun 2010N/A42
Jul 2010N/A42
Aug 2010N/A42
Sep 2010N/A41

Total number of animal care/diet preparation technical personnel

Fiscal Year - 2010
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TimeTargetNumber
Jan 2010N/A45
Feb 2010N/A45
Mar 2010N/A47
Apr 2010N/A47
May 2010N/A47
Jun 2010N/A47
Jul 2010N/A46
Aug 2010N/A47
Sep 2010N/A47

Glossary

AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

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