UNIT 1.2 Managing Immunocompromised Animals
Published Online: 1 MAY 2007
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Immunology
How to Cite
Donovan, J. and Brown, P. 2007. Managing Immunocompromised Animals. Current Protocols in Immunology. 77:I:1.2:1.2.1–1.2.5.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2007
- Published Print: MAY 2007
This unit describes some commonly used methods for maintaining immunocompromised rodents, specifically mice, to prevent infections from adventitious pathogens. The basic protocol describes the microisolation housing unit, while alternate procedures cover individually ventilated isolator housing, laminar-flow rack housing, flexible-film isolator housing, and barrier facility housing.