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Biotério

Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto

Service Centre category(ies)

Animal Facilities / Research Animals

Description of the Service Centre

Biotério is an Animal Facility that houses laboratory animals used in research.There are 23 animal maintenance rooms which can house mouse, rat, guineapigs, rabbits, and fish, among others, in a conventional environment or in specific pathogen-free conditions. The technical team consists of four animal caretakers, a technical assistant and a veterinary.

Service Centre web address

Service Centre web address

Contact person's name

Maria Luísa Lourenço Lopes Guardão

Contact person's e-mail

mlguardao@med.up.pt

Contact person's telephone

220426861 / 910667468

Last edited on

2017-03-17 11:30:01

Services

Service

Anesthesia, Analgesia, Surgery Support and Recover

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Tolerances: insulin and glucose

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Gavage

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Blood collection

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Measuring pressures

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Genotyping

Available for external use?

Yes

Comments

Only samples collection

Service

Identification of animals

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Monitoring of animal weights, dietary intake and water intake

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Observation and evaluation

Available for external use?

Yes

Comments

General health state of the animals

Service

Parenteral administrations

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Management of animal colonies

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Mating, weaning and sexing

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Support for animal experimentation courses and workshops

Available for external use?

Yes

Service

Logistical and technical support (spaces, follow-up)

Available for external use?

Yes

Comments

Necessary support for proper functioning, such as the preparation of spaces and the technical follow-up of procedures

Equipments

Equipment

System for volatile anesthesia

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Equipment

Autoclave

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Equipment

Ventilated cage racks

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Comments

Two of them

Equipment

Refrigerators

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Comments

Two of them

Equipment

Cold boxes

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Comments

Two of them

Equipment

Animal breeding chambers

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Comments

Four of them

Equipment

Scales

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Comments

Various types

Equipment

Metabolic cages

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Comments

Several

Equipment

Pressure measuring apparatus

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Equipment

Luximeter

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Equipment

Hotte

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Equipment

Decontamination equipment

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Comments

Hydrogen peroxide

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