Mispro Biotech Services Obtains AAALAC International Accreditation for Facility in Cambridge, MA
Accreditation confirms high level of standards of Mispro’s services in animal husbandry and multi-user vivaria
- All of Mispro’s four locations in North America are AAALAC accredited.
- Mispro offers researchers rapid access to state-of-the-art facility and husbandry services.
- North American leader in multi-user vivarium space and remote animal husbandry services.
CAMBRIDGE, MA – SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 – Mispro Biotech Services, the North American leader in multi-user vivarium space and remote animal husbandry services, is proud to announce it has obtained full AAALAC accreditation for its facility in Cambridge, MA. Mispro is committed to having all of its state-of-the-art facilities in North America accredited with AAALAC and assures the well-being and care of animals for research purposes.
“The AAALAC accreditation confirms the value we place on providing the highest standards of operating practices in all our facilities for our growing number of customers.” said Dr. Richard Latt, DVM, President of Mispro Biotech Services. “Many organizations in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries have come to rely on our services for their pre-clinical phase of therapeutic product development.”
Access to Remote Research Facilities
Through Mispro Contract Husbandry and Facility Management Services, researchers have rapid access to state-of-the-art equipment and accommodations needed for their projects. What sets the company apart are their readily available multi-user vivaria that serve organizations and research projects of virtually any size. Mispro animal facilities are readily accessible to customers and have extensive measures in place to ensure physical and bio security.
Mispro is continually expanding its animal facility services to the biotech and pharmaceutical industries by offering:
- Ventilated cages with in-room Class II biological safety cabinets
- Procedure rooms
- Quarantine facilities
- 24/7 access
- Environmental monitoring
- Animal import and export services
- Protocol review by its Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
- Flexible additional services to meet the industry’s growing requirements.
Since its establishment in 2003, Mispro has been fully accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International and has a solid track record of customer satisfaction and service flexibility. AAALAC International is a private, non-profit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. More than 925 companies, universities, hospitals, government agencies and other research institutions in 40 countries have earned AAALAC accreditation, demonstrating their commitment to responsible animal care and use. These institutions volunteer to participate in AAALAC’s program, in addition to complying with the local, state and federal laws that regulate animal research.
ABOUT MISPRO BIOTECH SERVICES
Mispro Biotech Services is a leading contract-service company that provides support services in the pre-clinical phase of therapeutic product development for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Since its establishment in 2003, Mispro has maintained and expanded upon its core competency as a planner, manager, and provider of vivarium space and remote husbandry services. At each of its locations in Montreal Canada, New York NY, Cambridge MA and Research Triangle Park NC, Mispro’s animal husbandry facilities feature state-of-the-art equipment and accommodations. Mispro’s facilities are fully accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC).
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