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IACUC

Institutional animal care and use committee

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Factors of housing that come into play?

Cage size, species/population, lighting, temperature (tnz), humidity, noise/vibration

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What is photoxoic retinopathy?

The risk of over lighting albinos and burning retinas

4

Dogs.

Cannis familiaris

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Cats.

Felis cattus

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Guinea pigs.

Cavia porcellus

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Hamsters.

Mesocricetus auratus

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Rabbits.

Oryctolagous cunniculus

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Primates.

Macaque mulatta

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Mouse.

Mus musculus

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Rat.

Rattus rattus (norvegicus)

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Pig

Sus scrofa

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Goats.

Capra Hircus

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Ideal humidity for mice and rats.

30-70%

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Ideal temperature for mice and rats.

68-79

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Ideal temperature for guinea pigs.

68-79, AWA 50-85

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Ideal temperature for rabbits.

61-72

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Ideal temperature for cats.

84-84

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Ideal temperature for dogs?

64-84 AWA 50-85

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How often do IACUC inspection routinely take place?

At lease every six months