Surgery Resources

Operating Room services in the Department of Laboratory Animal Resources consist of the 4th and 7th floor Operating Rooms. The 4th floor O/R is used primarily for non-survival surgeries and teaching demonstrations. The 7th floor O/R suite is used for survival surgeries, x-rays and intensive care recovery.

DLAR provides anesthesia services for non-survival surgeries when scheduled 24 hours in advance. Survival surgeries should be scheduled as far in advance as possible by contacting departmental office (464-6563) and requesting to speak with the OR Nurse.

Equipment Available for Rent from Operating Rooms:

  • Anesthesia Machines
  • Clippers
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • Reusable Heat Packs
  • Suction Machine
  • Temperature Therapy Pump

Other Services Available:

  • Serum collection for various species

Educational Resources

References relevant to the care and use of laboratory animals in research and education:

Scientific Resources

Other Sites of Interest