Animal Care Fees

In order to maintain staffing, supplies and equipment the CM-LAF has a per diem fee structure for the care of animals. The rates run concurrent with UB's fiscal year, July 1—June 30.

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Animal Care

Animal Care Per Diem Rates

Species UB Rate Internal + GUSF External/GLP
Dog 10.90 12.53 21.80
Pig (<100 lb) 10.35 11.90 20.69
Sheep 13.00 14.94 26.00
Rabbit 2.60 2.99 5.20
Rat (Conventional) 0.51 0.58 1.01
Mouse (Conventional) 0.29 0.34 0.59
Mouse SPF 0.39 0.45 0.78
Hamster (Siberian Dwarf) 0.29 0.33 0.58
Frogs 0.48 0.55 0.96
Birds 0.61 0.70 1.22
Mouse (BSL2) 0.41 0.47 0.82
Mouse (Sterile Housing) 0.39 0.45 0.78

Services and Special Charges

Diagnostic Tests

Type Unit Rate
Complete Blood Count (CBC) (does not include VT processing fees) Each  19.31
Comprehensive panel (ALP, ALT, BUN, CREA, GLU, TP, T-BILI, ALP, PHOS, CA, CHOL, GGT) (does not include VT processing fees) Each  40.87
Urinalysis Each 7.73

Import/Export

Type Unit Rate
Animal Transport between LAF Facilities Each  30.54
Animal Export (per 10 animals) Per 10  106.67
Animal Import (per 10 animals) does not include health testing Per 10 157.95
Expedited Quarantine (In addition to Import Fee) Per 10  143.18

Professional Services

Type Unit Rate
Caretaker Time Hour  23.59
Caretaker Time - Overtime Hour  35.39
Veterinarian Tech Time Hour  29.45
Veterinarian Tech Time - Overtime Hour  44.18
Veterinarian Time Hour  47.69

GLP Study Labor Rates

Type Unit Rate
GLP Caretaker Hour  75.00
GLP Veterinarian Tech  Hour  90.00
GLP Veterinarian Hour  150.00
GLP Facility Manager Hour  180.00

Surgery

Type Unit Rate
Anesthesia-Isoflurane + Machine Minute 0.34
Equipment Rental  Hour 20.00

Large Equipment Purchase

Type Unit Rate
Optimice Rack Assembly Per Month 302.59