Fully Costed Per Diem Rates

These rates are for USC Faculty using purchase orders.*

July 1, 2014 — June 30, 2015

Cat: $14.05
Chick: $2.06
Chicken: $4.33
Dog: $23.65
Ferret: $13.64
Guinea Pig: $3.40
Hamster: $1.50
Mouse (standard housing): $1.52/cage
Mouse (quarantine housing): $2.26/cage
Mouse (sterile housing): $1.94/cage
Primate: $23.32
Rabbit: $6.24
Rat(standard housing): $1.39
Rat (quarantine housing): $2.13
Rat (sterile housing): $1.79
Swine: $27.19

*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