Animal facility

Leader

Covadonga Maese Del Valle

Personnel

Mónica Castro Camarero
Consolación de la Calle Barrios
Ana Isabel Ortiz Chércoles

Contact

  • Equipment
    • Large animals area: 3 independent and versatile rooms.
    • Rodent area: quarantine rooms and external animals, 2 rooms for mice, 2 rooms for rats, room with racks self-ventilated for SPF animals, etc.
    • Anechoic room for the exposure of rodents to radio frequencies up to 10 GHz.
    • Two experimental operating rooms for large animals.
    • Pre-operative to perform preanesthesia and preparation of animals.
    • Operating room for rodents with microsurgical magnifying glass and 4 anesthesia equipment.
    • X-ray room with anesthesia device.
    • Autoclave.
  • Highlight

    Authorisation for the handling of genetically modified organisms

  • Services portfolio

    Rat husbandry

    • Until weaning (<3 weeks)
    • <100 grams (4 weeks)
    • 100/150 grams (5 weeks)
    • 150/200 grams (6 weeks)
    • 200/250 grams (8 weeks)
    • 250/300 grams (8 weeks)
    • 300/450 grams (8 weeks)
    • For each additional week
    • Female pregnant on known day

    Animal care (mouse, rabbit or pig)

    Animal care, depending on the type (conventional, quarantine and SPF) and the species (murine, rabbit or pig)

    • Rat / mouse: conventional, SPF (immunosuppressed), quarantine
    • Conventional rabbit
    • Conventional pig
    • Conventional sheep

    Surgical procedures

    • Surgical Session
    • Surgical Session + Anesthetist
    • Surgical Session + Support Personnel (1 person)
    • Surgical Session + Support Personnel (2 people)
    • Anesthetist
    • Analytics
    • Support staff
    • Session in the microsurgery post