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Washington State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

WSU IACUC Policies

#1: Adequate animal care in study area and satellite animal housing locations (2/2018)

#2: Protocol and amendment review (3/2019)

#3: Veterinary care of animals by veterinary researchers and veterinary faculty (3/2018)

#4: Animal care medical records for research and teaching animals (10/2019)

#5: Animal acquisition and disposition Policy & Guidelines (8/2019)

#6: Aseptic and perioperative surgical techniques (3/2019)

#7: IACUC oversight of research and teaching activities using privately owned animals (6/2018)

#8: Humane endpoints (12/2017)

#9: Off-Site WSU Research and Teaching Activities and Memorandums of Understanding (5/2019)

#10: Multiple survival surgeries & procedures for animal use protocols (8/2016)

#11: Expired drugs and medical materials (6/2018)

#12: Acclimation and stabilization of animals used for research or teaching (3/2018)

#13: Tricaine Methanesulfonate (MS-222) Preparation, Storage and Use (10/2018)

#14: Rodent colony health monitoring guidelines (4/2018)

#15: Pest Control in Animal Facilities (11/2018)

#16: Antibody Production in Research and Teaching Animals (12/2019)

#17: Instructional animal use (2/2019)

#20: Personnel approval for animal protocols (3/2019)

#21: Tissue use (4/2019)

#22: Principal investigator on IACUC protocol (3/2018)

#23: The use of mouse ascites method in the production of monoclonal antibodies (10/2019)

#24: Determination and approval of amendments to animal activities previously approved by the IACUC (11/2016)

#25: Post approval review policy (7/2019)

#26: Holding protocol policy and use of holding protocol (10/2019)

#27: Procedure for addressing non-compliance with IACUC policies or procedures (9/2019)

#28: Euthanasia for research and teaching animals (8/2017)

#29: Use of non-pharmaceutical grade substances and compounding drugs in laboratory animals (11/2019)

#30: Environmental enrichment at WSU (2/2018)

#31: Occupational Safety Requirements and Guidelines for the use of volatile liquid anesthetics  (10/2018)

#32: Use of tribromoethanol (Avertin) (11/2019)

#33: Animal transportation (1/2018)

#34: IACUC semiannual inspections and program review (4/2017)

#35: Food, fluid restriction, and diet manipulation in animals (7/2017)

 

 

*Please note that all policies are subject to change. The latest approved version date is italicized and in parentheses.