Health status definitions
- Axenic animals: animals obtained by means of an aseptic ceasarian operation, free of any detectable organism.
- Gnotoxenic animals: axenic animals which have been re-colonized by one or more known organisms.
- SPF (specific pathogen free) animals: animals that are usually obtained by transferring embryos and bred under barriers in order to keep them free from any of the pathogens listed by FELASA.
- SOPF (specific opportunistic pathogen free) animals: animals that are usually obtained by transferring embryos and bred under barriers, in order to keep them free from any opportunistic or pathogenic microorganism listed by FELASA.
- Conventional or holoxenic animals: animals that host a flora which cannot be guaranteed free from pathogenic or opportunistic agents.
Health status assessment
PHENOMIN realizes health monitoring in accordance to the full set of FELASA guidelines and proposes:
- Reliable and accurate sanitary diagnostics of mouse, rat or hamster.
- Assistance in results interpretation, help to solve possible issues.
For any information regarding our detailed process and our pricings, please contact us.