Per Diem - Per Cage Charges
Mouse Micro Isolator (standard size) $0.90
Mouse Micro-Isolator (large size) $0.93
Mouse Sterile Cage $0.99
Mouse Quarantine / ABSL-2 / Metabolism Cage $1.06
Rat Micro Isolator (standard size) $0.93
Rat Sterile Cage $1.00
Rat Quarantine / ABSL-2 $1.10
Per Diem - Per Animal Charges
Note: Per Diem rates are calculated as the number of cages or number of animals per day (cages/day or animals/day) Animal Charges There is a 15% surcharge on every animal purchase.
Please contact DCM for a quote on species not listed here.
Animal Care Technician $18.00/hr
Surgery Technician $28.00/hr
This fee is charged for services which include but are not limited to: transporting animals, weighing, restraining, identifying, technical training, radiology, separating overcrowded cages, euthanizing animals, clinical pathology, clinical microbiology and serology, biopsy/necropsy, and venipuncture.
Large Animal Surgery - $26 per hour, supplies, technician and/or veterinarian time, plus a 15% surcharge.
Rodent Surgery Rooms - $ 5.50 per hour, please reserve these rooms online.
Mobile Anesthesia Unit - $5.50 per hour or $25 per day. Please submit a service request to rent a mobile unit.
There is no charge for the use of necropsy areas however; a fee of $18 per hour will be assessed if room is not cleaned after use.
Animal transport – cost of applicable crates suitable for shipping rodents, technician time, and freight charges plus a 15% surcharge.
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