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Phenotype Service Charges

Below are the current Mouse MPC Service Charges - charges will be calculated item by item as provided in the list. 

1) Studies to assess renal hemodynamics and excretory functions in mice or rats:

  • $800.00 per animal (However, the cost of animals and per-diem charges are not included here- it should be provided by the investigator separately)

Services include:

  • Acute experimental procedures in anesthetized preparations - (Full day job)
  • Standard analyzing of collected samples (urine/plasma) - (Full day job)

Itemized list of the service expenses:

a) Technician's charge - (2 full days involvement) $220.00
b) Instruments used

(Surgical table, Transonic and Laser Doppler flow probe,
Biopac data collection system, etc. with machines insurance and maintenance charges)
$100.00
c) Anesthetics and other drugs used

(Saline, heparin, PAH, Inulin, deionized water, etc)
$  70.00
d) Lab supplies  (sutures, gauze, tubes, catheters, cotton-tips, etc) $  50.00
e) Na+/K+ measurements in urine samples by flame photometry

(Estimations based on average 6 samples per animal)
$  60.00
f) PAH concentration measurement in urine samples by Spectrophotometry

(Estimation based on average 6 samples per animal)
$  60.00
g) Inulin concentration measurement in urine samples by Spectrophotometry

(Estimation based on average 6 samples per animal)
$  60.00
h) Na+/K+ measurements in plasma samples by flame photometry

(Estimation based on average 6 samples per animal)
$  60.00
i) PAH concentration measurement in plasma samples by Specrophotometry

(Estimation based on average 6 samples per animal)
$  60.00
j) Inulin concentration measurement in plasma samples by Spectrophotometry

(Estimation based on average 6 samples per animal)
$  60.00
Total      $800.00

 

Services Expert Technical Support Costs of Chronic Use Costs of Used Drugs Supplies Costs
Telemetry implantation1
and ex-plantation
$150.00/probe $20.00/probe/
day
$20.00/animal3 $20.00/animal
Mini-pump implantation2 $40.00/pump ---- $20.00/animal $20.00/animal
Carotid or other arteries cannulation $150.00/mouse/
session
---- $20.00/animal $20.00/animal
Echocardiographic screening $150.00/mouse/
session
---- $20.00/animal $20.00/animal
Metabolic cages ---- $20.00/cage/
day
---- ----
Tail-cuff machine $10.00/mouse/
session
$50.00/unit/
day
---- ----
Sample analysis - regular
(electrolytes in Plasma/urine
$10.00/sample ---- $10.00/samples $10.00/samples
Sample analysis -
Specialized (ELISA etc.)5
$20.00/sample ---- $10.00/samples $10.00/samples

1 - Costs of refurbishing the probes should be covered by the investigators or be paid as current market price ($550.00/probe - approx.)

2 - Mini-pumps and drugs should be provided by the investigators or be paid as current market price (2 wks mini-pump-$37.00 and 4 wks mini-pump - $44.00 - approx.)

3 - Drugs - anesthetics/local anesthetics/oxygen cylinder/standards

4 - Supplies - syringes, sterile gloves, sterile sutures, cotton swabs, gauze, etc.

5 - ELISA kits should be provided by the investigators or be paid as current market price.