An Animal Incident is any unexpected or atypical event involving animals covered by an IACUC protocol. Such events include (but are not limited to) animal death under anesthesia, post-procedural complications, and illness and injury that have not been anticipated in the protocol.
When an Animal Incident occurs, protocol personnel should:
- Promptly inform the PI for the protocol if he/she is not present.
- Promptly contact the Attending Veterinarian and/or Vivarium personnel for advice if needed.
- Promptly Review and Submit an IACUC incident report