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Health Monitoring

Written by Super User. Posted in HealthMonitoring

          The quality control program of National Laboratory Animal Center, Mahidol University (NLAC-MU) performs a complete investigation of the health status of itslaboratory animals to assure the health quality of  NLAC-MU animals. We promptlyprovide a current Health monitoring report  of our animals  4 times  a year.

 The health monitoring system is divided into two categories :
 

Pathophysiological monitoring
Necropsy Histopathology
Hematology Clinical chemistry
Microbiological monitoring
Item Animals Method
Mouse Rat Hamster Guinea-pig Rabbit
Virus       Serology  
Sialodacryoadenitis virus   x       ELISA, IFA
Sendai virus x x x x x
Mouse hepatitis virus x        
Bacteria Serology & Cultivation  
Mycoplasma pulmonis x x       Culture
ELISA, IFA
Salmonella spp. x x x x x Culture
Citrobacter rodentium x         Culture
Bordetella bronchiseptica   x x x x Culture
Corynebacteriun kutscheri x x       Culture
Pasteurella pneumotropica x x x x x Culture
Pasteurella multocida     x x x Culture
Streptococcus pneumoniae x x x x x Culture
Streptococcus zooepidermicus       x   Culture
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis     x x   Culture
Pseudomonas aeruginosa x x x x x Culture
Staphylococcus aureus x x x x x Culture
Clostridium piliforme x x x x x ELISA, IFA
Fungi         Cultivation  
Dermatophyte x x x x x Culture
Parasite       Microscopy    
Giardia muris x x       Wet mount
Spironucleus muris x x x     Wet mount
Syphacia spp. x x       Wet mount &
Scotch tape
Eimeria x x   x x Floatation
Arthropods x x x x x Scotch tape