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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 - 2013

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TimeTargetPercent
Oct 20128583
Nov 20128582
Dec 20128582
Jan 20138582
Feb 20138580
Mar 20138580
Apr 20138580
May 20138580
Jun 20138580
Jul 20138579
Aug 20138584
Sep 20138584

FY 2013 Overall: 81%

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

Fiscal Year - 2013
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A40
Nov 2012N/A40
Dec 2012N/A40
Jan 2013N/A40
Feb 2013N/A40
Mar 2013N/A40
Apr 2013N/A40
May 2013N/A39
Jun 2013N/A39
Jul 2013N/A38
Aug 2013N/A38
Sep 2013N/A38

Total number of animal care/diet preparation technical personnel

Fiscal Year - 2013
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A48
Nov 2012N/A49
Dec 2012N/A49
Jan 2013N/A49
Feb 2013N/A50
Mar 2013N/A50
Apr 2013N/A50
May 2013N/A49
Jun 2013N/A49
Jul 2013N/A48
Aug 2013N/A45
Sep 2013N/A45

Glossary

AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

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