The following tests are offered by the Small Animal Behavior Core Laboratory. Other tests may be available upon request. All users are required to fill out a service request in iLab and specify the service(s) needed. Some tests can be recorded on video/DVD upon request.
Anxiety-Related Behavior Tests
Motor Function Tests
Tests of Nociception
Screening Tests for Drug Side Effects
For Augusta University investigators to have animals tested at the SABC, the following
procedures must be followed.
1. The Principal Investigator must amend his/her animal assurance protocol to include the Small Animal Behavior Core testing protocol number. This amended protocol must be approved and signed by Laboratory Animal Services (LAS).
2. The Principal Investigator must fill out an Animal Relocation Request form and have it approved and signed by LAS. This form can be found at the Division of Laboratory Animal Services web site.
3. The Principal Investigator must notify LAS of the time of the transfer (if LAS does not actually participate in the relocation).