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IACUC Procedures and Guidelines
Below are the individual documents outlining the University of South Alabama's policies, procedures, and guidelines associated with the care and use of animals.

To lean more about the governing regulations which USA is obligated to adhere, please see the Regulations and Assurance page.

Procedures And Guidelines

    Care and Use of Animals
    Animal Welfare Policy Statement
    Outside Sources
    Dog and Cat Source
    Commercial Tissues
    Outside Sources for Animal Samples
    Controlled and Uncontrolled Substances
    Policy on Non-pharmaceutical Drugs
    Domestic and Foreign Subcontracts
    Domestic &Foreign Subcontract Process
    CD Addenda
    Embryonated Eggs
    Agricultural Animals
    Guidelines for Rodent Survival Surgery
    Bites and Scratches

    NIH Neonate Euthanasia Guidance
    NIH Endpoints
    Mouse Tail Biopsy
    CO2 Euthanasia
    AVMA Euthanasia Guidelines

Breeding Software Program: Conditional Allele Mouse Planner (CAMP)
Conditional Allele Mouse Planner (CAMP) is a software program to help scientists set up a breeding strategy and calculate the costs of generating mice with conditional alleles. The software was created at the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and published in Transgenic Res. ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21870117 ) 2011 Aug 26 [Epub ahead of print]. To access the free application, go to http://helixweb.nih.gov/CAMP/.

    Animal Requisition Form
    Animal Requisition Policy
    Fee Schedule
    General Guidelines for working with DCM
    LD50 Monitoring
    Technical Request Form
    Pharmaceutical Mouse
    Pharmaceutical Rat
    Satellite Animal Facilities

Writing your Vertebrate Animal Section:
The NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) has produced a new podcast that discusses what must be included in an application if vertebrate animals are included in the research?

To hear the Writing Your Vertebrate Animal Section podcast, please click the following link: http://grants.nih.gov/podcasts/All_About_Grants/ and navigate to Prepare a Successful Grant Application: Writing Your Vertebrate Animal Section.

    VAS Template
    OLAW VAS Guidelines


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