Cages/Cage Cards Reference

The Cages tab in the protocol workspace lists information related to cages and provides a link to additional details about each cage. Currently, only cages that are associated with the protocol will be visible.

Protocol Workspace > Cages Tab

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A Cages Tab Click this tab to view information related to cages associated with the applicable protocol.
B Filter Search for specific cages associated with the protocol. You can search by Cage Card ID, Status, Activated or Deactivated, Protocol #, PI Name, Species, Vendor, Per Diem Rate or Shortcode, Shortcode Responsible Person, Building, Room, or ULAM Quadrant.
C ID Click the Cage Card ID link to view additional details in the Cage Card workspace. The ID number is a numerical equivalent of cage card’s barcode.
D Status The current status of the cage.
E Activated/Deactivated The activation and deactivation dates for the cage.
F Protocol The protocol associated with the cage. Click the link to navigate to the protocol workspace.
G PI Last/First Name The first and last name of the Principal Investigator for the applicable protocol.
H Species The species associated with the applicable cage.
I Vendor The vendor used for acquisition of the animal(s) if one was used.
J Per Diem Rate Type The Per Diem Rate Type associated with the cage.
K Per Diem Shortcode The Per Diem Shortcode associated with the cage.
L SC Respon Person Last/First Name The first and last name of the Shortcode Responsible Person. This is maintained by the PI or Shortcode Manager.
M Building The building in which the cage is currently located.
N Room The room in which the cage is currently located.
O ULAM Quadrant The ULAM Quadrant in which the cage is currently located.

Cage Card Workspace

The Cage Card workspace displays information found on the cage card, charges for Billed Care Days by ULAM, and recent activities executed on the cage card.

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A The current status of the cage card.
B Activities (for PI/Lab Personnel to use, as need)
  • Update Animal Information – Click to update animal information on the cage card. This activity does not alter the original Animal Use form.
  • Request Cage Card Reprint – Click to request that ULAM reprint the cage card. This can be done if a cage card has been lost or if information on it has been updated.
  • Update Health Contact and Per Diem Shortcode – Click to update this information on the cage card. This activity does not alter the original Animal Use form.
C The Details tab displays information found on the cage card.
D The Billed Care Days tab displays information related to charges by ULAM for Billed Care Days.
E The Recent Activity list displays recent activities performed on the cage card.