Laboratory Animal Facilities and Equipment for Conventional Barrier and Containment Housing Systems

Jack R. Hessler and Urban Hôglund CONTENTS

Introduction

Facilities

General Considerations Location Arrangement Circulation Function Areas

Support Areas Animal Housing Areas Architectural Features Interior Surfaces Vermin Control Noise Control Engineering Features

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Power and Lighting

Plumbing and Drainage

Special Plumbing Considerations

Miscellaneous Features

Equipment

Cage Sanitation and Sterilization Batch Washers Continuous Belt Washers Robotic Cage Washing Sterilization Equipment Animal Watering Caging

Rodents Rabbits

Dogs Cats

Nonhuman Primates Pigs, Sheep, and Goats Equipment and Caging for Biological Control (Barrier and Containment) Microisolation Caging System (Microisolation Cages and Cage Change Cabinets) Isolators Autoclaves

Biological Safety Cabinets

Conclusion References

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