TECHNICAL PROCEDURES

Introduction

The PRTS provides an array of technical procedures for an hourly fee of $59.40 per hour. These procedures include, but are not limited to:

• Administration of Drugs and Experimental Compounds

IVS is able to perform a variety of administration methods on mice and rats, including tail vein injections (IV) with anesthesia, immunizations, and oral gavage. Other methods in which our staff is trained include Subcutaneous (SQ), Intraperitoneal (IP), Intramuscular (IM), and Intradermal (IM) injections.

Blood Collection

IVS is able to perform a variety of blood collection techniques on mice and rats. The most common sites for collection are the tail vein and orbital sinus, performed while the animal is under anesthesia. Cardiac draws are performed after euthanasia and described further in the necropsy section.

Prices and Guarantees

  • All charges are based on tech time at $59.40 per hour
  • The investigator is responsible for cage per diem costs.
  • All PRTS personnel performing Technical Procedures will need to be listed on the requesting investigator’s approved protocol.
  • Click here for current rates.

Request Technical Services

To request Technical Services, go to our PRTS Forms page. Fill out a “Colony Management Request Form” and e-mail it to Bob Hunter bhunter@uw.edu