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
Dog 10.90 12.53
Pig (<100 lb) 10.35 11.90
Sheep 13.00 14.94
Rabbit 2.60 2.99
Rat (Conventional) 0.51 0.58
Mouse (Conventional) 0.29 0.34
Mouse SPF 0.39 0.45
Hamster (Siberian Dwarf) 0.29 0.33
Frogs 0.48 0.55
Birds 0.61 0.70
Mouse (BSL2) 0.41 0.47
Mouse (Sterile Housing) 0.39 0.45

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  30.00
Domestic Export, per box, plus shipping Per box  39.10
Expedited Quarantine (In addition to Import Fee) Per 10  145.00

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

Surgery

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