The BCU-2 Sealed Negative Pressure IVC from Allentown is the premier Biocontainment IVC in the laboratory animal science industry.
Recently, Allentown celebrated the providing of our 1,000,000th and 1,000,001st research environments within our NexGen line.
Challenge: Prepare and execute a disinfection protocol for IVCs
The disinfection of equipment and surfaces is a critical component of safe and effective animal research. Its success depends upon the considered deployment of tools and chemicals that have been matched against a careful assessment of specific goals to ensure the safety of both animals and staff.
JAALAS ARTICLE — The University of Chicago put traditional and EAD methods to the test in a yearlong study using Allentown's IVC racks. This is the first and only long-term study to compare SBS and EAD colony surveillance by using EAD collection media on IVC racks in a working biomedical research barrier.