Services & Prices

Effective 1/1/2021, DLAM will begin charging for euthanasia. The rate is set at $0.15 per cage if completed by DLAM Staff. A flat rate of $15 per month will be charged for use of our equipment and gas if staff prefer to euthanize their animals without DLAM’s assistance.

 

Internal Per Diem for UNTHSC Faculty (per cage for rodents, per animal for larger animals)

Conventional Housing

  • Mouse  $0.64
  • Rat       $0.74
  • Guinea Pig       $2.20
  • Rabbit $1.98
  • Swine  $12.85 – $14.85

Barrier, Containment, or BSL2 Housing

  • Mouse       $0.89
  • Rat             $0.92
  • Hamster   $0.84

Quarantine

  • Mouse   $0.89
  • Rat         $0.92

 

Common Services

  • Rodent anesthesia equipment rental (including isoflurane and oxygen)      $35.00 per hour
  • Annual anesthesia machine certification                                                            $145-195
  • Antibiotic treatment (oral or topical)                                                                  $3.00
  • Weaning/separating overcrowded cage                                                              $25.00 per cage
  • Lab Animal Technician services                                                                           $25.00 per hour
  • Veterinary Technician services                                                                            $43.00 per hour

 

The following services are available from our Veterinarian and technical staff:blood draw

  • Breeding Colony Management
  • Bloodwork
  • Lab sample preparation
  • Surgical assistance preparation/reservation
  • Surgical Services
  • Anesthesia
  • Catheter Placements
  • Rodent Gavage
  • Necropsy
  • Idexx lab testing
  • Research assistance

Contact Tito Nelson (x0590) for more details and scheduling.

This page was last modified on January 4, 2021