Import Rederivation Options

The following options all require post-arrival Quarantine clearance, if imported from an international supplier.

Option A: Import and send to client

Available for animals from facilities providing high-level SPF animals with adequate source colony health testing.

  • House animals in QAP (QT2) in an individual flexible film isolator
  • Confirm Quarantine / health clearance
  • Organise any additional health testing where requested
  • Animals sent on to client
Option B: Import, rederive animals and send on to client

  • House animals in QAP  (QT1)
  • Rederive using embryo transfer techniques
  • House rederived animals in a flexible film isolator
  • Health test sentinels for clearance
  • Send animals on to client
Option C: Import, rederive animals and maintain at ARC

  • As above in ‘Option B’, however animals are not sent to client.
  • House at ARC in our Custom Strains barrier area for on-going maintenance to provide client with animals as required

Option D: Import, Comprehensive health screening and maintain at ARC

Available only for animals from selected commercial facilities providing high-level SPF animals with adequate source colony health testing.

  • House animals in  QAP (QT2)
  • Comprehensive health screening undertaken to verify acceptable health status
  • House at ARC in our Custom Strains barrier area for on-going maintenance to provide client with animals as required
Option E: Import, cryopreserve embryos or sperm (mice only)

  • House animals in our  Quarantine Approved Premise (QT1)
  • Cryopreserve embryos or sperm