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Annual Resource Guide

The ANNUAL RESOURCE GUIDE lists availabilities/wants of PRRS Subscribers (commercial, private, or non-research primate interests). It is intended to be used as a resource guide for researchers to facilitate more efficient sharing of animals, equipment, information, and services.

Primates, tissues, products, equipment, laboratories, services (needed or available) are listed.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUPPLIERS
LIVING ANIMALS AVAILABLE
BLOOD, TISSUE, ETC., AVAILABLE
LABORATORY SERVICES
PRIMATE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
PRIMATE PROGRAMS / FACILITIES
INFORMATION
PRIMATE SERVICES / RESEARCH PROGRAMS
PRIMATE SERVICES – TRANSPORTATION
LIVING ANIMALS WANTED


SUPPLIERS

  • Buckshire Corporation
    Sharon Hursh or Donna Kernechel
    2025 Ridge Rd, Perkasie, PA 18944
    Phone: 215-257-0116 FAX: 215-257-9329
    E-mail: sharon@buckshire-corp.com
  • Caribbean Primate Research Center
    cprc.rcm.upr.edu
    Armando Burgos, DVM
    PO Box 1053, Sabana Seca, PR 00952
    Phone: 787-474-0604, ext. 286, 211 FAX: 787-795-6700
    e-mail: armando.burgos@upr.edu

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LIVING ANIMALS AVAILABLE

Callithrix jacchus - common marmoset
Alpha Genesis, Inc.A, D, F, G, H, I, J, quarantine and housing services available
Worldwide Primates, Inc.A, C, D, F, H

Cebus apella - tufted capuchin
Alpha Genesis, Inc.A, D, F, G, H, I, J, quarantine and housing services available
Buckshire Corp.A, E, F, H, custom quarantine available
Worldwide Primates, Inc.A, C, D, F, H

Chlorocebus aethiops - African green monkey, vervet, grivet
Alpha Genesis, Inc.A, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, quarantine and housing services available
Worldwide Primates, Inc.A, E, F, H

Macaca fascicularis - long-tailed (cynomolgus) macaque
Alpha Genesis, Inc.A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, J, quarantine and housing services available
Bioculture GroupA, C, F, G, H, I naturally-SPF Mauritian origin
Buckshire Corp.A, C, E, F, G, H, I custom quarantine available
Covance Research Products, Inc.A, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J
PT Wanara Satwaloka
A, C, F, H, I Breeding colonies
SNBL USA SRCA, C, F, G, H, I, J, Cambodian, Chinese & Indonesian origins available
Worldwide Primates, Inc.B, C, F, G, H, I, ages 1-5 yrs available, SPF/Viral negative

Macaca mulatta - rhesus macaque
Alpha Genesis, Inc.A, B, D, F, G, H, I, J, quarantine and housing services available
Buckshire CorpA, C, D, F, G, H, I, custom quarantine available
Caribbean Primate Research CenterA, C, D, F, G, H, I, per-diem housing services available
Worldwide Primates, Inc. B, C, F, G, H, I ages 1-5 yrs available, SPF/Viral negative, Indian and Chinese origin

Macaca nemestrina - Pigtail macaque
PT Wanara SatwalokaA, C, F, H, I breeding colonies

Papio anubis - olive baboon
Worldwide Primates, Inc. A, E, F, H

Saimiri sciureus - squirrel monkey
Buckshire CorpA, E, F, H, custom quarantine available
Worldwide Primates, Inc. E, F, H

Key - Living Animals Available
AAll ages availableFTB tested
BPregnant/timed femalesGHerpes B tested
CColony-bred: overseasHHealth status report
DColony-bred: U.S.ISpecific Pathogen Free (SPF)
EWild-caughtJSurgical modifications available to registered and approved projects

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BLOOD, TISSUE, ETC., AVAILABLE

Callithrix jacchus - common marmoset
Alpha Genesis, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies
Worldwide Primates, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies

Cebus apella - tufted capuchin
Alpha Genesis, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies
Worldwide Primates, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies

Chlorocebus aethiops - African green monkey, vervet, grivet
Alpha Genesis, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies
Buckshire CorpSerum, plasma, organs
Worldwide Primates, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies

Macaca fascicularis - long-tailed (cynomolgus) macaque
Alpha Genesis, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies
Buckshire CorpSerum, blood, organs avail upon request
Covance Laboratories
Blood, serum, plasma, antibodies, tissues, organs
SNBL USA SRCBlood, serum, plasma, organs
Worldwide Primates, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies

Macaca mulatta - rhesus macaque
Alpha Genesis, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies
Buckshire CorpSerum, blood, organs avail upon request
Caribbean Primate Research CenterBlood, serum, plasma, paraffin-embedded tissue, skeletons, organs available upon request
Covance LaboratoriesBlood, serum, plasma, antibodies, tissues, organs
Worldwide PrimatesBlood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies

Papio anubis - olive baboon
Worldwide PrimatesBlood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies

Saimiri sciureus - squirrel monkey
Buckshire CorpSerum, blood, organs
Worldwide Primates, Inc.Blood, serum, plasma, organs, antibodies

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LABORATORY SERVICES

Caribbean Primate Research Center
CPRC provides general veterinary pathology services, conducts the necessary tests supporting the SPF and conventional colony of rhesus macaques, CBC, comprehensive diagnostic profile, measurments of hormones, and known matriline for individual.

Armando Burgos, DVM
Caribbean Primate Research Center
PO Box 1053, Sabana Seca, PR 00952
Phone: 787-474-0604, ext. 286, 211  FAX: 787-795-6700
e-mail: armando.burgos@upr.edu
Website: cprc.rcm.upr.edu

SNBL USA SRC
Offering viral screening, Luminex and western blot for serology and PCR and viral cultures for direct virus detection.

SNBL USA SRC
2103 FM 625, Alice, TX 78332
Phone: 361-664-88442
e-mail: srcinfo@snblusa.com
Website: www.snblusa.com

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PRIMATE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

Alpha Genesis, Inc.
Disposable shipping crates, various cage accessories (toys, perches, enrichment supplies) available.

Sales Department
Alpha Genesis, Inc.
95 Castle Hall Road, Yemassee, SC 29945
Phone: 843-589-5190 FAX: 843-589-5290
e-mail: info@alphagenesisinc.com
Website: www.alphagenesisinc.com

Buckshire Corp
CDC approved NHP quarantine. Shipping crates for any size primate built to IATA spects. Autopsy tables, SS dog/pig runs, used primate caging. Full line of exotic and domestic bloods, serums etc.

Sharon Hursh or Donna Kernechel
Buckshire Corp.
2025 Ridge Rd., Perkasie, PA 18944
Phone: 215-257-0116 FAX: 215-257-9329
e-mail: sharon@buckshire-corp.com

PRIMATE PROGRAMS/FACILITIES

Alpha Genesis, Inc.
Research services, breeding programs, quarantine facilities on a contract basis. Licensed facilities with space available.

Sales Department
Alpha Genesis, Inc.
95 Castle Hall Road, Yemassee, SC 29945
Phone: 843-589-5190 FAX: 843-589-5290
e-mail: info@alphagenesisinc.com
Website: www.alphagenesisinc.com

Bioculture Group
Bioculture provides provides SPF cynomolgus macaques to North America, Europe, and Asia for biomedical research from its AAALAC accredited and ISO certified facilities in Mauritius. Services include client customized MHC specific breeding colonies, holding colonies, customized cyno acclimation and training programs, sexual maturity determination, and specialized animals for juvenile, osteo and geriatric studies to support toxicology and safety testing with primates.

Luis Fernandez, DVM
Bioculture Group
PO Box 420, Glenmoore, PA 19343
Phone: 484-599-1064
e-mail: luis@bioculturegroup.com

Caribbean Primate Research Center
Macaca mulatta– Indian origin. Research services, breeding programs, housing facilities on a contract basis. Fully accredited by AAALAC

Armando Burgos, DVM
Caribbean Primate Research Center
PO Box 1053, Sabana Seca, PR 00952
Phone: 787-474-0604, ext. 286, 211 FAX: 787-795-6700
e-mail: armando.burgos@upr.edu
Website: cprc.rcm.upr.edu

Worldwide Primates, Inc.
Long/short term housing available, contract production/breeding colony management.

Ira Block
Worldwide Primates, Inc.
PO Box 971279 Miami, FL 33197-1279
Phone: 303-378-9585 FAX: 305-232-3838
e-mail: sales@wwprimates.com
Website: www.wwprimates.com

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INFORMATION

Caribbean Primate Research Center
The Caribbean Primate Research Center (CPRC) is a research, training and education unit of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Medical Sciences Campus. The CPRC’s vast experience in the establishment and maintenance of Indian-origin rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) breeding colonies. The CPRC is supported by a core grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), and the UPR. The animal care program of the CPRC is in full compliance with the directives established by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). It is monitored by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) of the UPR-MSC and the Animal Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) of the USDA. The CPRC is fully accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC).

Armando Burgos, DVM
Caribbean Primate Research Center
PO Box 1053, Sabana Seca, PR 00952
Phone: 787-474-0604, ext. 286, 211 FAX: 787-795-6700
e-mail: armando.burgos@upr.edu
Website: cprc.rcm.upr.edu

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PRIMATE SERVICES/RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Alpha Genesis, Inc.
Research and breeding consultation.

Sales Department
Alpha Genesis, Inc.
95 Castle Hall Road, Yemassee, SC 29945
Phone: 843-589-5190 FAX: 843-589-5290
e-mail: info@alphagenesisinc.com
Website: www.alphagenesisinc.com

Bioculture Group
Bioculture breeds and supplies naturally SPF (Specific Pathogen Free)Mauritian-origin cynomolgus macaques raised under the world’s highest standards of animal quality and welfare.

Luis Fernandez, DVM
Bioculture Group
PO Box 420, Glenmoore, PA 19343
Phone: 484-599-1064
e-mail: luis@bioculturegroup.com

Buckshire Corp
Custom quarantining service. Importation setup. Licensed research facility with space avail. Willing to assist researchers with unusual valid research requests.

Sharon Hursh or Donna Kernechel
Buckshire Corp.
2025 Ridge Rd., Perkasie, PA 18944
Phone: 215-257-0116 FAX: 215-257-9329
e-mail: sharon@buckshire-corp.com

Caribbean Primate Research Center
Per diem housing. Houses skeletons of rhesus macaques available for research purposes. Laboratory and surgical suite with experienced personnel. We also have a unique private island with free-ranging monkeys for research behavioral studies as an observer. Institutions and investigators are welcome for collaborative research and training opportunities.

Armando Burgos, DVM
Caribbean Primate Research Center
PO Box 1053, Sabana Seca, PR 00952
Phone: 787-474-0604, ext. 286, 211 FAX: 787-795-6700
e-mail: armando.burgos@upr.edu
Website: cprc.rcm.upr.edu

PT Wanara Satwaloka
Contract research, genetic and viral testing services.

Pamela R. Ferguson
PT Wanara Satwaloka
PO Box 1454, Edmonds, WA 98020 and bogor, West Java, Indonesia
Phone: 425-673-1264
e-mail:  prf@parisnhp.com Website: www.parisnhp.com

Worldwide Primates, Inc.
Contract quarantine available. Consultation regarding import/shipment/quarantine of primates.

Ira Block
Worldwide Primates, Inc.
PO Box 971279 Miami, FL 33197-1279
Phone: 303-378-9585 FAX: 305-232-3838
e-mail: sales@wwprimates.com
Website: www.wwprimates.com

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LIVING ANIMALS WANTED

All primate species
Naïve and used primates wanted for breeding and in-house programs.

Sales Department
Alpha Genesis, Inc.
95 Castle Hall Road, Yemassee, SC 29945
Phone: 843-589-5190 FAX: 843-589-5290
e-mail: info@alphagenesisinc.com  Website:  www.alphagenesisinc.com

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Regulations note: Nonhuman primates imported after 1975 {Foreign Quarantine Reg 42-CFR-Part 71.53(c)}and their offspring are not allowed to be used for any purpose other than research, breeding for research, or educational purposes (university level). Please check all regulations (USDA, CDC, USDI) prior to transfer, sale, or placement of nonhuman primates.

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