Veterinarian Assistants & Laboratory Animal Caretakers

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Veterinarian Assistants & Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Feed, water, and examine pets and other nonfarm animals for signs of illness, disease, or injury in laboratories and animal hospitals and clinic. Clean and disinfect cages and work areas, and sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment. May provide routine post-operative care, administer medication orally or topically, or prepare samples for laboratory examination under the supervision of veterinary or laboratory animal technologists or technicians, veterinarians, or scientists. Exclude "Nonfarm Animal Caretakers" (39-2021). See "From workplace to home environment: spreading of mouse allergens by laboratory animal workers." [PMID 30358658] "The presence of the clinical symptoms associated with LA exposure and high FeNO levels should prompt further medial assessments in LA workers." [PMID 29858653]
Crop & Livestock Production
SOC Code
Laboratory animal workers; Laboratory animal handlers; Animal care workers; Laboratory animal scientists; Laboratory animal technicians

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