Step-by-Step Search Guide

• Step 5: Conduct second phase of search

The second phase is a more focused search for Three Rs information, with greater emphasis on Reduction and Refinement alternatives. It also aims to fill the knowledge gaps identified in step 4. To conduct this phase:

  1. review suggestions provided for first phase of search (step 3)
  2. visit Reduction Alternatives
  3. consult a statistician as necessary
  4. visit Refinement Alternatives
  5. review relevant CCAC Guidelines
  6. consult a laboratory animal veterinarian or animal welfare specialist as necessary


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