RARC Tools and Guides
Research Animal Resources and Compliance Tools and Guides
RARC Documents and Forms: This page provides a list of RARC related documents, forms, and guides.
Animal Transfer: To help protect the health status of our biomedical research facilities housing rodents, most transports between vivaria must be approved in advance by the BRMS/RARC Transfers Office.
Facilities Designation for Rodents: RARC assigns a number designation to all facilities that house rodents. Designations are based on several factors, including the facility’s known rodent pathogen status, sentinel rodent testing strategy, and quarantine capability/disease response plan.
Inspections: This provides a links to guides to provide an outline of items commonly cited by Institutional Animal Cares and Use Committees during semi-annual inspection of labs.
General Species Information: This page provides normative data for different species.