Environmental Health Monitoring
Presentations

NA3RsC and other key stakeholders have organized a number of presentations about rodent health monitoring and replacing soiled bedding sentinels with environmental health monitoring. At the top of this page is a list of upcoming relevant presentations. Below, you can view PDFs or recordings of past presentations.

Upcoming Presentations

  • AALAS – Oct 25, 2022 – NA3RsC Session on Making the Switch to Environmental Health Monitoring: Evidence, Data, & Practicalities
    • Systematic review evidence for environmental health monitoring
    • Benchmarking, barriers, & solutions for environmental health monitoring
    • Cage level filtration & environmental health monitoring
    • Industry perspectives on making the switch across sites & caging types
    • Academic perspectives on making the switch across caging types

Previous Presentations

  • FELASA – June 16, 2022
    • Genetic & health quality care for mouse & rat breeders
    • Use of sentinel-free agitated soiled bedding as a means to detect rodent pathogens
    • Standardization of a sentinel-free bedding dust collection procedure for rodent pathogen PCR Detection
    • Towards non-invasive health monitoring of laboratory mouse colonies with lucia-patriot sentinels
    • Murine Chapparvovirus DNA & antibody detection in soiled bedding sentinel mice is dose dependent
  • FELASA – June 16, 2022
    • Genetic & health quality care for mouse & rat breeders
    • Use of sentinel-free agitated soiled bedding as a means to detect rodent pathogens
    • Standardization of a sentinel-free bedding dust collection procedure for rodent pathogen PCR Detection
    • Towards non-invasive health monitoring of laboratory mouse colonies with lucia-patriot sentinels
    • Murine Chapparvovirus DNA & antibody detection in soiled bedding sentinel mice is dose dependent

IDEXX Webinar – May 2022

Making the change from traditional health monitoring to environmental diagnostics.

AALAS 2021

At the 2021 National Meeting of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science the NA3RsC organized a panel session titled “Switching to Environmental Health Monitoring for Rodents; How, Why & Will It Cost More.” Click on the image below to see the PDF of this 2.5 hour panel presentation.

NC3Rs 2021

On November 9, 2021 Dr. Kerith Luchins and Dr. Megan LaFollette presented a 1 hour webinar on environmntal monitoring for rodent health surveillance with practicalities for rack-level or cage-level filtration systems.