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Implementation of analgesic refinement in rats used as models for arthritis and inflammatory pain
Topic: Refinement

A Refined Approach to Producing Polyclonal Antibodies in Chickens – Completely Replacing All Invasive Elements by Combining Immunizations with Routine Aerosol-based Vaccinations
Topic: Refinement

IMPROVE-ing animal welfare in experimental stroke research-The findings from the collaboration

The IMPROVE Guidelines (Ischaemia Models: Procedural Refinements Of in Vivo Experiments) - have been published in the Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism

Topic: Refinement

HemaTIP™ Microsampler

Collecting blood for serology testing from research animals can be a challenging process that leads to increased stress in your animal. Exclusive to Charles River, our HemaTIP™ microsampler simplifies this process by placing the collection media on the tip of an easy-to-hold stylus.

Topic: Refinement

Guidelines for the Care and Use of Animals in Research and Teaching

Norecopa has constructed four databases, which together with all the text on this website can be searched simultaneously using the search field at the top of every page.

Topic: Refinement

Norecopa films and videos animal procedures and handling of various animals and procedures
Topic: Refinement

Classic Audiovisual Database-Norina

The Classic AVs database complements NORINA by providing information on audiovisual products produced some years ago, using technology which has been surpassed by modern digital techniques.

Topic: Refinement


FRAME carries out both lab-based and office-based research. Click on the links  for more information.

Topic: Refinement

Procedures With Care Website

This website provides a series of resources to support the adoption of best practice for commonly used procedures in animal research.

Topic: Refinement

Recognition and Prevention of Pain EU module 5 Newcastle University
Topic: Refinement

Pain and Laboratory Animals: Publication Practices for Better Data Reproducibility and Better Animal Welfare
Topic: Refinement

NZ Resource bank- Anaesthesia Information

The following articles have been selected by panel members of ANZCCART to help researchers and AEC members improve their understanding of anaesthesia in research animals.

Topic: Refinement

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