vii.Field Investigations [, p. 32]
Describe special considerations used by the IACUC/OB when reviewing field investigations of animals (non-domesticated vertebrate species), if applicable.
viii.Agricultural Animals [, pp. 32-33]
Describe considerations given and guiding documents used by the IACUC/OB when reviewing “biomedical” and “agricultural” research projects involving agricultural species as study animals, if applicable.
ix.Animal Reuse [ETS 123, Article 11; , p. 5]
Describe institutional policies and/or oversight of animal reuse (i.e., on multiple teaching or research protocols). Summarize the protocols currently approved that involve the reuse of individual animals.
2.Post-Approval Monitoring [, pp. 33-34]
a.Describe mechanisms for IACUC/OB review of ongoing studies and periodic reviews.
b.Describe the process and frequency with which the IACUC/OB reviews the animal care and use programme conducts facility and laboratory inspections. Detail any criteria used for exempting or varying the frequency of reviewing satellite holding facilities and animal use areas. If contract facilities or contractor-provided personnel are used, describe procedures used by the IACUC/OB to review such programmes and facilities. Note: A copy of the last report of these reviews should be included as an appendix.
c.Describe institutional responses to deficiencies noted on regulatory inspection reports (e.g., government, regulatory agencies). Note: Copies of all such inspection reports for the past three years (if available) should be available for review by the site visitors.
d.Describe other monitoring mechanisms or procedures used to facilitate ongoing protocol assessment and regulatory compliance.