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Lab Will Care Log

This form serves as the log sheet for research personnel to indicate care (feed, water, cage change) provided to the animals. These are typically placed on the inside of the animal room door.

Labsan 230C

A citric acid detergent used to pretreat large animal equipment.

Labsan 256CPQ

A multi-purpose, neutral pH germicidal disinfectant and deodorant which is used to sanitize rooms. Use with light purple foamer tip.

  • Dilution .125 oz Labsan 256CPQ per 32 oz. water when using a 32 oz. spray bottle.

Laminar Flow Hood (LFH)

An enclosure in which room air is drawn through a HEPA filter and the blown in a very smooth and vertical, laminar flow so as to prevent contamination of animals by airborne organisms.

Large Animal

Mammals ranging in size from cat to calf (including NHPs), typically housed in pens or runs.

Large Animal Veterinary Advisory Team (LAVA)

Body of veterinary faculty overseeing care and use of large animals in research.


0 to 29-day old fish.

Laying Hen

Hen bred specifically for egg laying.


Laminar Flow Hood.

Liquid Cycle

The autoclave cycle to be used for autoclave loads that contain any amount of liquids. This cycle must be used for all supplies coming out of containment housing rooms.


The mouthpiece of a water source leading into the cage made of a stainless steel tube that allows the animal free access to water.

Local Analgesia

A loss of sensation in a restricted body area creating a local area of analgesia.

Local Anesthetic

A local anesthetic is a drug that blocks sensation from a specific area of the body, such as lidocaine or bupivacaine.

Local Processor (LP)

Silver panel outside of rooms have the Edstrom system that displays information pertaining to the environmental conditions (e.g., humidity, light, temperature, etc.) in the room.

Long-Term Personnel

Long-Term Personnel are defined as individuals participating in a research or learning activity for more than 30 consecutive days (1 month) or more than 15 total days over a six-month period.

Long-Term Rabbits

Rabbits greater than, or equal to, 2 years of age housed within ULAM facilities.

Loose Animal (Rodent)

Any mouse or rat that falls on the floor of the animal room or procedure room.