Standard Operating Procedures 

Refer to these SOPS during training sessions. 

Animal Tasks 
SOP 1 Changing a Standard Cage in Mice and Rats  (PDF, 193.1 KB)
SOP 23 Sexing in Mice and Rats (PDF, 409.4 KB)
SOP 24 Rodent Cage Change - PC2 Containment Areas (PDF, 245.3 KB)
SOP 25 Rodent Cage Change - Radioactive  (PDF, 255.5 KB)
SOP 26 Setup Breeding Cages - Mice and Rats (PDF, 210.2 KB)
SOP 28 Animal Checks in Mice and Rats (PDF, 235.8 KB)
SOP 30 Teeth Trimming in Mice and Rats (PDF, 160.9 KB)
SOP 31 Oestrus Detection in Mice and Rats (PDF, 469.3 KB)
SOP 36 Animal Husbandry in Guinea Pigs (PDF, 367.8 KB)
SOP 37 Animal Husbandry Rabbits  (PDF, 319.8 KB)
SOP 39 Weaning Rodents  (PDF, 223.4 KB)
Wildlife
SOP 71 Husbandry of Mahogany Gliders                                  
SOP 72 Husbandry of Fat-tailed Dunnarts
SOP 75 Blood Collection - Mahogany Glider
SOP 76 Husbandry of Northern Brown Bandicoots   
Aquatics
SOP 1.a Monitoring of Critical Life Support Systems -Seddon 
SOP 1.b Monitoring of Critical Life Support Systems - Otto
SOP 1.c Monitoring of Critical Life Support Systems - IMB
SOP 1.d Monitoring of Critical Life Support Systems - Otto8
SOP 1.e Monitoring of Critical Life Support Systems - Goddard
SOP 1.f Monitoring of Critical Life Support Systems - Xenopus
SOP 1.g Monitoring of Critical Life Support Systems - Marine
SOP 2 Maintaining Environmental Parameters (FRESH WATER)
SOP 3 Feeding Protocols of Zebrafish (PDF, 318 KB)
SOP 4 Production and Maintenance of Zebrafish Diets (PDF, 687.2 KB)
SOP 11 Changing Aquaria Tanks (PDF, 501.9 KB)
SOP 14 Sensor Maintenance and Calibration (PDF, 0.9 MB)
SOP 15 Waste Water Disposal Procedures (PDF, 407.2 KB)
SOP 18 Tritone Operation (PDF, 534 KB)
Operations
SOP 41 Preparation of Tissue for Histology  (PDF, 233.6 KB)
SOP 43 Knock-out and Waste Disposal in Containment Rooms (PDF, 212.5 KB)
SOP 44 Disinfection within UQBR Facilities  (PDF, 233.3 KB)
SOP 47 Preparation and Use of Chlorine Dioxide  (PDF, 233.3 KB)
SOP 48 Equipment Usage (PDF, 564.5 KB)
SOP 57a Tracking Animals Outside of UQBR Facilities - Researcher (PDF, 501 KB)
SOP 57b Tracking Animals Outside of UQBR Facilities - UQBR Staff  (PDF, 500.9 KB)
OHS
SOP 49 Testing and Use of Emergency Showers- Eyewash Stations and Gas Cylinders (PDF, 137.6 KB)
SOP 51 Occupational Health & Safety Management Plan  (PDF, 309.9 KB)
SOP 52 Reporting Faulty Equipment  (PDF, 286.3 KB)
SOP 53 Management of Controlled and Restricted Drugs 
SOP 55 Use of PPE (PDF, 397.6 KB)
SOP 56 Use of Compressed Gas
SOP 65 Chemical and Biological Spill Response  (PDF, 87.5 KB)
SOP 70 Snake Bite Emergency Procedure (PDF, 317.4 KB)