Department of Comparative Medicine

Overview

The Rodent Health Monitoring Program (RHMP) surveils and maintains the Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) status of rodent housing facilities at the University of Washington (UW).

RHMP activities include:

  • Routinely monitoring the SPF status of UW rodent colonies
  • Resolving outbreaks
  • Tracking and approving intra-UW Animal Transfers
  • Facilitating rodent exports to other institutions
  • Evaluating prospective rodent imports and processing rodents in quarantine

To learn more about the Rodent Health Monitoring Program please contact rhmp@uw.edu