Technical Topics - Animal Research

Animal Allergies

Biosafety/Recombinant DNA/Infectious Agents

  • Laboratory Animals, Public Health Agency of Canada, Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines, 3rd Edition, 2004, Chapter 7.1

  • The CDC-NIH publication, "Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th edition" lists the appropriate biosafety levels for animal work with  numerous microorganisms, and the work practices which should be implemented.  (NOTE: For a much more extensive listing of organisms and biosafety levels, see the NIH Guidelines document above).

  • What’s Hot in Animal Biosafety? J.Y. Richmond, R.H. Hill, R.S. Weyant, S.L. Nesby-O'Dell, and P.E. Vinson, ILAR Journal V44(1) 2003 

Design of Animal Facilities

Dumping/Transfer Stations


Hazardous Drugs and Materials


Occupational Health and Safety in Biomedical Research

Noise in Animal Facilities

Personal Protective Equipment


Species Specific Information




Rodents and Rabbits