Conventional Animal Housing

In this context, "conventional" is a generic term with no specific definition that refers to almost any type of laboratory animal housing facility, area within a facility, or animal room that is not specially

Figure 8.6 Figure 8.6a shows two animal cubicles side by side. Immediately across the 1.52 m (5 ft) aisle are two identical cubicles (not shown). Note the lights in each back corner of the cubicles, the low air returns, and the pair of hinged doors with bumper guards. Figure 8.6b shows two facing animal cubicles with vertical-stacking three-panel sash doors.

Figure 8.6 Figure 8.6a shows two animal cubicles side by side. Immediately across the 1.52 m (5 ft) aisle are two identical cubicles (not shown). Note the lights in each back corner of the cubicles, the low air returns, and the pair of hinged doors with bumper guards. Figure 8.6b shows two facing animal cubicles with vertical-stacking three-panel sash doors.

designated otherwise, e.g., barrier and containment. All animal rooms, whether conventional, barrier, or containment, should be designed for ease of cleaning and have minimal built-ins. Usually, a sink is all that is required.

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