Animal health and health reports are integral parts of Taconic's Quality Assurance Program. The Taconic International Health Monitoring System™ (IHMS™) includes testing for a comprehensive list of microbiological agents. The Health Reports for each production location are summarized by Health Report Groups (HRG's) or Ventilated Rack Group (VRGs).
Production locations include:
Individually Ventilated Unit (IVU)
Isolated Barrier Unit™ (IBU™)
European Barrier Unit (EBU)
Modified Barrier Unit (MBU)
Research Barrier Unit (RBU)
Multiple Isolator Group (MIG)
Health data is immediately available after review and approval by Taconic's ACLAM certified veterinarians.