Technical Topics - Animal Research

Animal Allergies

Biosafety/Recombinant DNA/Infectious Agents

  • Laboratory Animals, Public Health Agency of Canada, Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines, 3rd Edition, 2004, Chapter 7.1

  • The CDC-NIH publication, "Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th edition" lists the appropriate biosafety levels for animal work with  numerous microorganisms, and the work practices which should be implemented.  (NOTE: For a much more extensive listing of organisms and biosafety levels, see the NIH Guidelines document above).

  • What’s Hot in Animal Biosafety? J.Y. Richmond, R.H. Hill, R.S. Weyant, S.L. Nesby-O'Dell, and P.E. Vinson, ILAR Journal V44(1) 2003 

Design of Animal Facilities

Dumping/Transfer Stations

Ergonomics

Hazardous Drugs and Materials

MPTP

Occupational Health and Safety in Biomedical Research

Noise in Animal Facilities

Personal Protective Equipment

Resources

Species Specific Information

Bats

Livestock

Primates

Rodents and Rabbits

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