Fees for Services


Animal Maintenance fees*

SPECIES
$ Per Diem
Cat

5.946

Dog

10.68

Guinea Pig

1.028

Hamster

0.65

Mouse
Barrier*

0.231
0.351

Rabbit

3.022

Rat

0.65

Pig

10.68


*Barrier Housing : There is an additional maintenance charge for animals housed in limited access breeding rooms and quarantine. This charge will cover the additional costs for autoclaved materials, cages, bedding, acidified water, irradiated food and personal protective equipment used in these areas.


ANIMAL PURCHASING*

From Commercial Source
Purchase price plus shipping and a 17% surcharge on the purchase price only, not to exceed $125.00 per shipment.

From Other Than Commercial Source
If animals are transferred or donated to ETSU at no purchase charge, a $10.00 set-up fee will be charged for each cage.


OTHER SERVICES*

Drugs and Supplies Cost plus 17%

The DLAR will charge for all drugs used on animals or dispensed to the investigator.
Limited amounts of disposable supplies are available in the DLAR .
These supplies can be purchased at DLAR cost plus 17% surcharge.


Technical Assistance

The DLAR offers technical assistance to users of animals at ETSU. Please refer to Technical Assistance for details.  Diagnostic x-ray equipment is available in Building VA 119 for use on animals or pathological specimens. Please call the DLAR for detailed information.
* When calculating animal costs for years succeeding FY 2010-11 it is suggested that the investigator incorporate a budgeted 10% increase per year of all charges, which is not binding to the DLAR as a minimum/maximum increase nor binding to the investigator if increases are not put into effect.