Surgical/Imaging Equipment

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RS-2000 Biological Irradiator

radsource.com

  • Small Animal and Cell irradiation
  • No isotopes- replaces cesium and cobalt sources
  • Touch-screen operation – programmable
  • 160 kV operation @ 25mA
  • Mouse cages- up to 5 mice at a time 1.2 Gy/min (120 rads/min) and a 94% dose distribution
  • Cells- dose rats of >5 Gy/min (500 rads/min) filtered and up to >17 Gy/min unfiltered

Multiplate® Analyzer

Multiplate® Analyzer

roche-multiplate.com

  • Electrical platelet function analyzer
  • Whole blood 300 μl per test up to 5 tests at once
  • Programmed pipette programs for routine tests
  • Customizable for different testing situations
  • 10 minute test time

TEG® 5000 Thrombelastograph® Hemostatis Analyzer

TEG® 5000 Thrombelastograph® Hemostatis Analyzer

haemonetics.com

  • Whole blood clotting/fibrinolysis analyzer
  • 360 μl per test up to 4 tests at once
  • Measurements include:
    • Recalcification
    • Kaolin addition
    • Assay for measuring ADP and AA (platelet function tests)
    • Tissue Factor addition
    • Fibrin measurement

IDEXX Chemistry Analyzer

IDEXX VetTest® Chemistry Analyzer

idexx.com

  • 39 species and age specific reference ranges
  • 18 supported species
  • 26 different tests
  • 40 μl of sample to run one test, 10 μl for each additional test
  • 6 minutes for results

Start4® Hemostasis Analyzer

Start4® Hemostasis Analyzer

stago-us.com

  • Analysis of blood clotting factors
  • Programmable and pre-programmed assays
  • Electronic pipetting
  • Up to 50 μl/test of plasma
  • Results in 3-5 minutes
  • 17 different tests
  • 4 samples run at one time

Hemavet 950 FS (Veterinary Cell Counter)

Hemavet 950 FS (Veterinary Cell Counter)

drew-scientific.com

  • 20 parameters including platelets
  • 20 μl/test of whole blood
  • Results in 3 minutes
  • 5 part white blood cell differentials
  • 2 pre-programmed species (mouse and rat)
  • Additional species can be run

Buxco® FinePointe Whole Body Plethysmography and Pulmonary Function Testing

Buxco® FinePointe Whole Body Plethysmography and Pulmonary Function Testing

datasci.com

Whole Body Plethysmography

  • Animals unrestrained and untethered (up to 4 mice)
  • Measures Box Flow which is indirectly caused by respiratory flow
  • Respiratory flow and flow parameters estimated from box flow
  • Measure time of pause and time of break (indicators of airway irritation)
  • Aerosol delivery system

Pulmonary function tests

  • For the functional residual capacity (FRC) test, subjects must be spontaneously-breathing.
  • For other tests, subjects may be ventilated (ventilator included) or spontaneously-breathing.
  • 2 subjects can are anesthetized and the tests are automated.
  • Direct measurements of pulmonary mechanics- lung resistance and dynamic compliance

Endoscope

Endoscope 

karlstorz.com

  • Non-invasive imaging of the colon
  • Record video as well as take snapshots for future analysis
  • Ability to take biopsies

ultrasound

Vevo770 System

visualsonics.com

  • Small animal ultrasound for mice and rats
  • In-vivo visualization and assessment
  • Measurements of anatomical structures and hemodynamic functions
  • 3 scan heads for differing depth
  • 3D acquisition and visualization