Vivarium renovation planning and design
The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), a Tier I Research University, wanted to develop a barrier suite within its existing vivarium facility.
The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), a Tier I Research University, retained CRB to develop a barrier suite within its existing vivarium facility. UTA wanted to modify this space to accept germ-free rodents because they provide researchers with opportunities for comparison to non-germ-free rodents and to introduce microorganisms one at a time.
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Finally, the design upgraded mechanical systems to comply with barrier facility requirements, including high-efficiency particulate air, redundancy and temperature and humidity control to within 2 degrees Fahrenheit.
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