Fully Costed Per Diem Rates
These rates are for USC Faculty using purchase orders.*
July 1, 2013 — June 30, 2014
Guinea Pig: $3.30
Mouse (standard housing): $1.47/cage
Mouse (quarantine housing): $2.19/cage
Mouse (sterile housing): $1.88/cage
Rat(standard housing): $1.35
Rat (quarantine housing): $2.06
Rat (sterile housing): $1.73
*Note: This rate also applies to accounts that begin with a “7″ normally called Agency Accounts.
On arrival, all incoming animal orders will have a “set–up” or “first day” surcharge of double the per diem rate for the first day except for mice which will be charged at $0.65 each. In addition, all purchases are subject to a 5% surcharge.