In Observance of U.S. Holiday, Memorial Day, Agilent Cross Lab/ iLab Operations Software Support Help Desk will be closed during U.S. hours on Monday May 27th, 2019. We will resume regular U.S. support hours on Tuesday May 28th, 2019. EU and APAC Support will remain open during this time. For urgent matters, please add "Urgent" to the ticket/ email subject or press "1", when prompted, to escalate a call on the iLab Support phone and we will prioritize those requests first.

Small Animal Imaging Facility

Overview of Services

The SAI Facility maintains and houses instruments used to further the research in treating and curing childhood deseases.


In order to optimize the equipment use within the SAIF, it is imperative that scheduling changes be made at least 24 hours in advance. Scheduling abuses will be taken seriously. Loss of imaging privileges and a fee of $50 will be charged to investigators who abuse these privileges.


The 2019 SAIF modality charges are listed below. Please note the following:

  • The costs for technician time is $39.47 per hour—tail vein injections, assistance with running units, etc.
  • Reminder that vivarium per diem fees for the post imaging housing rooms are separate and charged by the ARC.


Ultrasound =               $9.28/15mins            $37.12/hour            6 hours and up a flat fee of $222.72
Xenogen =                   $6.63/15mins            $26.52/hour            6 hours and up a flat fee of $159.12
Cabinet X-ray =          $3.45/15mins            $13.80/hour            6 hours and up a flat fee of $82.80
Lightools =                  $3.45/15mins             $13.80/hour           6 hours and up a flat fee of $82.80
Dissecting scope =    $3.45/15mins            $13.80/hour            6 hours and up a flat fee of $82.80
Labscope-Fluoro=      $9.28/15mins            $37.12/hour            6 hours and up a flat fee of $222.72
MicroCT=                    $15.12/15mins          $60.48/hour            6 hours and up a flat fee of $362.88
X-Rad Irradiator=       $3.45/15mins            $13.80/hour            6 hours and up a flat fee of $82.80




Terri Shaffer | Technologist | p 614-355-0430 | c 614-620-0651


Hours of Operation


6am-6pm Monday-Sunday 


Links and Resources



Available Equipment and Resources

Name Price
BioSafety Hood View calendar
Dissecting Scope 2 and Lightools 2 (SAIF) View calendar
Exceleris MicroCT Workstation View calendar
Lightools 1 or Activity cage with wheels View calendar
Micro CT View calendar
Ultrasound #1- Research II View calendar
Ultrasound #2- Research III View calendar
Xenogen View calendar
XRad Irradiator / Cabinet X-ray / Micro Fluoroscopy View calendar