Humane endpoints

Introduction

The EU Directive and the national legislation (A(SP)A in the UK) requires you to avoid using death as an endpoint in studies. The legislation also requires you to humanely kill animals that are suffering pain or distress, if the purpose of the study has been achieved. You may also decide that you will kill animals in which unexpected or unnecessary adverse effects are detected, or this may be a requirement the Project licence.


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Updated on 12th May 2020

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