Examples of current services:
Specialized autoclavable diets
Gavage feeding and colonization
Oral/rectal swab colonization
Intraperitoneal and subcutaneous injections
Tissue, blood, and fecal collection
Shipment of animals in sterile transporters
Shipment of animals in germ-free shipping containers or sterilized cartons
Derivation of germ-free mouse strains via embryo transfer
Training in gnotobiotic techniques (4 day UNC on-site intensive course)
Long-term maintenance of germ-free mouse colonies
Colony management
Collection of tissue for genotyping by Transnetyx®