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Ventilation design handbook on animal research facilities using static microisolators

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Published by National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Laboratory animals,
  • Housing,
  • Animal welfare,
  • Ventilation,
  • Laboratory Animals

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFarhad Memarzadeh, principal investigator, Division of Engineering Services, Office of Research Services, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, September 1998
    ContributionsNational Institutes of Health (U.S.). Division of Engineering Services
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF406.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25916234M

    Discussion of acquisition and operation of an industrial ventilation system from developing the initial design requirements to successful system maintenance and operation that keeps the system within design parameters. Various types of heating equipment may be included in ventilation, but they need to perform well in dusty and corrosive atmospheres. Designers should consider that equipment must repay costs through improved economic productivity. Particulate levels in swine buildings have been measured to range from 0. Some animal workers wear personal protection devices appropriate masks to reduce inhaled particulates.

    Therefore, a more appropriate animal model would be one raised and living in an enriched environment Smith and Corrow ; Arranz et al. The emphasis throughout the book is on presenting material in a reader-friendly, practical style incorporating numerous figures and tables. The energy exchange between an animal and various areas of the environment is illustrated in Figure 3. There are many ways to enrich animals because animals have a variety of behaviors to fulfill.

    The increased use of ventilated racks for housing rodents has raised concerns about the potential for higher airflow to cause dehydration Bekkevold et al. Recommended cage sizes for rodents are primarily based on the weight of the animal and the numbers of animals per cage; however, as cage density increases, cage change frequency must also increase to prevent accumulation of waste gases Gonder and Laber ; Rosenbaum et al. Evaporative Cooling Supplemental cooling of animals in intensive housing conditions may be necessary during heat waves to prevent heat prostration, mortality, or serious losses in production and reproduction. Both of these configurations provide excellent bioprotection for the majority of rodent pathogens and allergens, although they do not provide appropriate guarantees of protection of the worker from possibly infectious zoonotic pathogens or from exposure to chemical contaminants, such as isoflurane.


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Ventilation design handbook on animal research facilities using static microisolators book

The emphasis throughout the book is on presenting material in a reader-friendly, practical style incorporating numerous figures and tables.

The use of IVC systems and isolators may remove the requirement for the high level of air changes for the control of odors and dander, especially if the racks exhaust directly into the building exhaust. When working with agents that are listed at biosafety level 2 or higher, a changing station will not provide sufficient personnel protection and a biological safety cabinet BSC should be used.

Respirable dust concentration should be kept below 0. Mechanical Refrigeration Mechanical refrigeration can be designed for effective animal cooling, but it is considered uneconomical for most production animals. The general consensus within the laboratory animal community is that PPE is important; however, recent discussion regarding PPE has focused on determining what amount of PPE is essential for disease control versus what is worn as part of historical practices ACLAM The animal visitors were also comfortable in the winter because of a radiant heating system installed throughout the kennel area consisting of a Triangle Tube Prestige Solo condensing boiler and an Uponor in-floor polyethylene PEX-a tubing system.

The use of closed-top or specialized caging systems to maintain barrier classifications for rodent housing has implications for water delivery and consumption. InPrincipal-in-Charge Marie S.

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When pads are not used in cool weather, they should be sealed to prevent dusty inside air from exhausting through them. His initiative, interest, and efforts far surpassed my expectations. In addition, specialized caging and equipment, such as ventilated racks, flexible film, or hard-sided isolators, may be utilized to create a barrier within a specific area of an animal facility Hessler Methods of removing contaminants from the air are essentially limited to particulate removal, because gas removal methods are often too costly for animal facilities.

Continual improvements in understanding and technology should be used to reduce and refine animal use Russell and Burch Engineers, likewise, must balance costs of modifying the environment against potential economic losses incurred through plants or animals kept in a less than ideal environment.

Most groundwater in the United States contains significant levels of calcium, magnesium, or iron, which may cause mineral scale to develop within pipes or sipper tubes. It is also beneficial for swine boars and gestating sows. All feces and urine are collected over a period of time, generally 24 hours.

Providing high levels of ventilation can be costly in winter, can create drafts on the animals, and can increase the release of gas contaminants by increasing air velocity across the source.

The most serious problem encountered with evaporative pads for agricultural applications is clogging by dust and other airborne particles. The enthalpy wheel enables the system to recover up to 80 percent of the heating and cooling energy contained in the exhaust air and also removes humidity from the outside air in the summer prior to passing through the cooling coil, therefore reducing the tonnage necessary for cooling.

Bond et al. The undersurface should be painted a dark color to prevent multiple reflection of shortwave energy onto animals under the shade. Although it has been assumed that a standardized environment results in standardized animals, the concerns with this assumption are demonstrated repeatedly in colonies of genetically identical rodents where there are behavioral differences in incidence of maternal cannibalism, fighting, and self-destructive compulsive behaviors.

Water may be supplied to cages by water bottles, pouches i. Odors from animal facilities are an increasing concern, both in the facilities and surrounding areas. Materials or supplies that are cleaned or set up outside of the barrier may be wrapped or autoclaved for transport into the barrier.This new edition of Understanding Mechanical Ventilation: a Practical Handbook familiarizes physicians, nurses and respiratory technologists with the concepts that underlie mechanical ventilation.

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