Animal Care and Use

Animal Care and Use

1. The basic techniques for a researcher to handle laboratory animal

- Restraint and Handling

- Routes of administration (gavage, subcutaneous injection, intramuscular injection, intravenous injection and intraperitoneal injection)

- Blood collection by various routes

- Necropsy and tissue collection

2. Anesthesia and euthanasia methods following the AVMA Guideline for Laboratory Animals

3. Ovariectomy in rats and mice

4. Castration in rats and mice

5. Laparotomy in rats and mice

*In every training course, 1 person will be given 1 rat and 1 mouse.

*Other specific trainings are available through contact with MUSC-CAF veterinarians