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University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Animal Biosafety Level 3 Core Facility

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

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Kellie Jurado

Last Updated: 06/15/2022

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Facility offers procedural and animal housing to perform in vivo research with biosafety level 3 pathogens, such as SARS-CoV-2. Services include consultation, specialized training, and basic/advanced technical services. Provides equipment to longitudinally monitor mice over course of infection. Animal housing space includes three ABSL-3 separate housing cubicles with Allentown BCU-2 animal cages. Animals will be housed under pathogen free conditions at AAALAC accredited University Laboratory Animal Resources facilities within Vernon and Shirley Hill Pavilion using animal protocols approved by Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.