Protective Clothing

All personnel in contact with animals should use clothing dedicated to the animal work area.  In addition to this general recommendation, some animal rooms may have additional requirements.  These rooms will be posted with the requirements and adherence to the requirements is requisite to continued access to the room. 

The use of gowns, masks, gloves, shoe covers and head protection all provide barriers to the transmission of disease to humans, as well as preventing animal diseases from being carried back and forth between animal housing areas. Rooms with protective clothing requirements include: