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TABLE 1Relative Components of Animal Care Per Diem (1999 ARSa)

ComponentFraction of Per Diem Cost, %
Husbandry51
General and administrative15
Cage washing and sanitation12
Maintenance and repair6
Health care5
Laboratory services4
Technical services2
Transportation1
Training1
Receipt/processing1

From: 2, Laboratory Animal Management Practices

Cover of Strategies That Influence Cost Containment in Animal Research Facilities
Strategies That Influence Cost Containment in Animal Research Facilities.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Cost of and Payment for Animal Research.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2000.
Copyright © 2000, National Academy of Sciences.

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