Rodent & Rabbit Infectious Agents

Understanding the infectious agents that can contaminate your research animal facility allows you to develop a plan to manage or prevent an outbreak. Charles River created these technical sheets for viruses, bacteria/fungi and parasites prevalent in laboratory rodents (mice, rats, gerbils, guinea pigs and hamsters) and rabbits today and historically.

To discuss how an agent may affect your facility and your research, complete the online form to speak with a member of our professional staff.

You can learn more about the contemporary prevalence of infectious agents in laboratory mice and rats in this white paper published in Laboratory Animal.