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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 - 2012

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TimeTargetPercent
Oct 20118595
Nov 20118595
Dec 20118595
Jan 20128595
Feb 20128595
Mar 20128595
Apr 20128595
May 20128595
Jun 20128593
Jul 20128593
Aug 20128587
Sep 20128587

FY 2012 Overall: 94%

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

Fiscal Year - 2012
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2011N/A40
Nov 2011N/A40
Dec 2011N/A40
Jan 2012N/A40
Feb 2012N/A40
Mar 2012N/A40
Apr 2012N/A40
May 2012N/A40
Jun 2012N/A41
Jul 2012N/A41
Aug 2012N/A40
Sep 2012N/A40

Total number of animal care/diet preparation technical personnel

Fiscal Year - 2012
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2011N/A42
Nov 2011N/A42
Dec 2011N/A42
Jan 2012N/A42
Feb 2012N/A42
Mar 2012N/A42
Apr 2012N/A42
May 2012N/A42
Jun 2012N/A44
Jul 2012N/A44
Aug 2012N/A46
Sep 2012N/A46

Glossary

AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

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