Fully Costed Per Diem Rates

These rates are for USC Faculty using purchase orders.*

July 1, 2013 — June 30, 2014

Cat: $13.64
Chick: $2.00
Chicken: $4.20
Dog: $22.96
Ferret: $13.24
Guinea Pig: $3.30
Hamster: $1.45
Mouse (standard housing): $1.47/cage
Mouse (quarantine housing): $2.19/cage
Mouse (sterile housing): $1.88/cage
Primate: $22.64
Rabbit: $6.05
Rat(standard housing): $1.35
Rat (quarantine housing): $2.06
Rat (sterile housing): $1.73
Swine: $26.39

*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.

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    Center for Health Professions 234
    Health Sciences Campus
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, California 90033-9004

    Main Phone: (323) 442-1689
    Main Fax: (323) 442-2768
    E-mail: daradm@usc.edu