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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 August 31, 2014.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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TimeTargetPercent
Oct 20108589
Nov 20108589
Dec 20108589
Jan 20118589
Feb 20118591
Mar 20118591
Apr 20118591
May 20118593
Jun 20118593
Jul 20118593
Aug 20118593
Sep 20118593

FY 2011 Overall: 93%

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

Fiscal Year - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A41
Nov 2010N/A41
Dec 2010N/A42
Jan 2011N/A41
Feb 2011N/A40
Mar 2011N/A40
Apr 2011N/A40
May 2011N/A41
Jun 2011N/A41
Jul 2011N/A41
Aug 2011N/A41
Sep 2011N/A40

Total number of animal care/diet preparation technical personnel

Fiscal Year - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A46
Nov 2010N/A46
Dec 2010N/A47
Jan 2011N/A46
Feb 2011N/A44
Mar 2011N/A44
Apr 2011N/A44
May 2011N/A44
Jun 2011N/A44
Jul 2011N/A44
Aug 2011N/A44
Sep 2011N/A43

Glossary

AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

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