Topic Index

Animal Use and Management
 

 

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Animal numbers

Animal reuse

Animal transfer

Emergency, weekend and holiday care

Environmental enrichment

Ethics

Euthanasia methods

Expired materials

Food/fluid regulation

Housing practices

Lab animal as pet

Mouse ascites

Multiple survival surgeries

Non-pharmaceutical-grade substances

Shipping

Surgery

Animal Welfare Assurances
 
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Distribution within institution

Foreign Assurances

  • NOT-OD-13-096. Implementation of the Revised International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research Involving Animals
  • NOT-OD-12-081. Change in Criteria for Renewal of Animal Welfare Assurances for Foreign Institutions
  • NOT-OD-10-083. Update of Sample Animal Welfare Assurance for Foreign Institutions

Period of approval

  • NOT-OD-04-052. Office of Extramural Research Notice Regarding Animal Welfare Documents Submitted to the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

Sample Assurance document

Terms & conditions

Veterinary care

Applicability of the PHS Policy
 

 

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Animal tissue or materials

Amphibians and fish

Clinical studies

Custom services

Embryonated eggs

Field studies

Non-PHS funded activities

Privately owned animals

IACUC Composition, Functions and Authority
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Alternate members

Attendance

Authority

Change in scope

Composition

Confidentiality

Electronic communications

Financial compensation

Institutional Officials

Membership

Minutes

Nonscientific and Nonaffiliated members

Quorum

Review of concerns

Suspensions

Institutional Reporting to OLAW
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Annual reports

Departures

FOIA - institutional records

FOIA - OLAW records

Minority views

Reporting noncompliance

Sanctions & suspensions

 

Institutional Responsibilities
 
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Administrative organization

Agricultural animals

Animal activism

Appointment of IACUC

Compliance

Cost

Disaster plans & emergencies

IO vs. CEO

Occupational health & safety

Pandemic

Performance standards

Post-approval monitoring

Training of staff

Policy and Regulation
Protocol Review
 
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Approval date

  • NOT-OD-11-053. Guidance to Reduce Regulatory Burden for IACUC Administration Regarding Alternate Members and Approval Dates

Approval of extensions

Approval methods

Collaborating institutions

Conditional approvals

Conflict of interest

DMR & FCR

Foreign-derived samples

Foreign institutions

Frequency of review

Grant review

Humane endpoints

Nonresearch activities

Nontraditional species

Pilot studies

PIs

3 R's

Review criteria

Scientific merit

Significant changes

SOPs

Time of grant award

Unapproved work

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