Animal Microbiological Quality

Health Monitoring Program

Detection of infectious agents in all rodent colonies in APCF quarterly

The program used are modified from the recommendation from the Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA) according to the local risk from infectious agents, scientific needs in the institution and the recent development of the concerned technologies. (Up-to-date results can be found here)

Post-mortem examination

Inspection of animal died unexpectedly for cause of death and possible risk to the rest of the colony for further action.

Quarantine screen

As a part of the biosecurity program

Screen for potential infectious agents in imported rodents to avoid entry of unwanted infectious agent into APCF.