Regulations and Guidelines

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Regulations and guidelines for animal care and use followed at UNMC include:

  1. The USDA Animal Welfare Act and other Federal Legislation
  2. The US Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
  3. The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Eighth Edition (NAP)
  4. The Rules of Accreditation of the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, (AAALAC, International)
  5. The UNMC/UNO IACUC Guidelines and Policies for the Care and Use of Live Vertebrate Animals
  6. Other applicable state regulations