Managing immunocompromised animals.

Current protocols in immunology / edited by John E. Coligan ... [et al.]

PubMedID: 18432981

Donovan J, Brown P. Managing immunocompromised animals. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2007;Chapter 1Unit 1.2.
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.