Animal facility and experimental surgery

Leader

Federico Soria Gálvez

Personnel

2 veterinarios/as especialistas en animales de laboratorio.

1 técnico de laboratorio.

3 cuidadores/as.

  • 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.
    • Two experimental operating rooms for large animals.
    • Pre-operative to perform preanesthesia and preparation of animals.
    • Operating room for rodents with 5 surgical microscopes. 
    • 2 autoclave devices.
  • Noteworthy
    • Authorisation for the handling of genetically modified organisms
    • In the process of implementing a quality system and AENOR standards.
  • Services portfolio

    **Consult prices with the unit

    Rat breeding

    • 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

    Procedures

    • Technical advice on experimental procedures 
    • Carcass management
    • Diet or drinking water control
    • Vaginal cover/vaginal plug checking
    • CO2 euthanasia
    • Intraperitoneal inoculation (mouse/rat)
    • Interventional ultrasound simulator