Microisolator Training

Microisolator Training
Targeted Audience: All personnel working with sterile microisolator caging in the UNMC animal facilities
Frequency: Once

Regulatory basis:

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals, National Research Council, 1997

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, ILAR, National Research Council, 1996

Association for the Assessment and Accreditation for Laboratory Animal Care, International, Rules of Accreditation

This training shows how to reduce the introduction and/or possible spread of pathogenic organisms to or from animals that are maintained in microisolator cages. These biosecurity measures apply to all personnel who, in the course of their job duties, are required to work with research animals housed in sterile microisolator cages.

Robert S. Dixon, DVM, MS, DACLAM