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The facilities with an area of approximately ​​700 m2, are divided into two distinct parts:

  • Conventional area. Housing several species of small animals (rodents, rabbits.) In rooms with ventilation, light and controlled temperature.
  • SPF “Specific Patogen Free” Area. Air is drawn through HEPA filter. The environmental conditions (temperature, relative humidity) were recorded by sensors in each room that transmits information to a central computer. It has the latest in equipment (aire shower personnel access), SAS (Sterile Air System) of hydrogene peroxide, UV SAS window, ventilated racks, etc.
  • Washing and disinfection area.
    • Cage washing machine for hygiene and disinfection of materials.
    • Bottle washing machine.
    • Autoclave for the sterilisation of materials.
    • SAS (sterile air system) with hydrogene peroxide.
  • Operating room for small animals. Operating room equipped with an operating table, lamp, pulse oximeter.
  • Operating room for big mammals (suidae). Operating room equiped with operating tables, lamp, ventilators, monitors (EGG, PA, pulse oximeter), fluoroscopy.
  • Procedure rooms. For conducting experimental manipulations, necropsies...
  • Behaviour room. Behavioural study room.
 

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