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Necropsy Support


Necropsy Support is a fully equipped necropsy facility maintained as an adjunct to Histology for use by Institute staff and investigators. The necropsy suite consists of four necropsy work stations and is suited for necropsies of a small number of animals. Investigators are able to perform necropsies themselves or may request any level of support from the Histology staff who are cross-trained in necropsy procedures including tissue collection and fixation. All instruments, solutions and supplies needed to perform necropsies are provided.

Sampling, Trimming and Embedding Guides

Faye L. Bright
Faye L. Bright
Contractor – Histotechnologist

Tel (919) 541-3278
brightfl@niehs.nih.gov
Glenda Corniffe
Glenda Corniffe
Biologist

Tel (919) 541-4880
corniffe@niehs.nih.gov
Willie Cunningham
Willie Cunningham
Biologist

Tel (919) 541-3278
cunningham@niehs.nih.gov
Otis Lyght
Otis Lyght
Contractor

Tel (919) 541-0060
lyghto@niehs.nih.gov
Pamela E. Ovwigho
Pamela E. Ovwigho
Lead Biologist

Tel (919) 541-3278
ovwighope@niehs.nih.gov

Sampling, Trimming and Embedding Guides

 

The interactive guides and images were created by David Savio and Beth Mahler. Three guides from RITA and NACAD are for organ sampling and trimming in rats and mice. These guides were originally published in Experimental Toxic Pathology, in 2003, Vol. 55, publisher: URBAN & FISCHER
 

 

  • Ruehl-Fehlert C, Kittel B, Morawietz G, Deslex P, Keenan C, Mahrt CR, Nolte T, Robinson M, Stuart BP, Deschl U; RITA Group; NACAD Group. 2003. Revised guides for organ sampling and trimming in rats and mice – Part 1. Exp Toxicol Pathol 55:91-106. [ Abstract  ]
  • Kittel B, Ruehl-Fehlert C, Morawietz G, Klapwijk J, Elwell MR, Lenz B, O’Sullivan MG, Roth DR, Wadsworth PF; RITA Group; NACAD Group. 2004. Revised guides for organ sampling and trimming in rats and mice – Part 2. Exp Toxicol Pathol 55:413-431. [ Abstract  ]
  • Morawietz G, Ruehl-Fehlert C, Kittel B, Bube A, Keane K, Halm S, Heuser A, Hellmann J; RITA Group; NACAD Group. 2004. Revised guides for organ sampling and trimming in rats and mice – Part 3. Exp Toxicol Pathol 55:433-449. [ Abstract  ]  
  • CMPB/NTP Mouse Embedding Suggestions
    • Liver, Gallbladder, Lung, Prostrate, Mesenteric Lymph Nodes, Seminal Vesicle, Urinary Bladder, Testis and Epididymis, Thryoid, Trachea, Esophagus, Parathroid, Kidneys, Adrenals (intact) & Pituitary, Salivary Gland, Heart, Spleen, Aorta, Thymus, & Tounge, Muscle & Sciatic nerve, Skin with Mammary Gland, Intestines & Pancreas, Stomach, Brain & Spinal Cord
  • CMPB/NTP Rat Embedding Suggestions
    • Liver, Lung, Prostrate, Mesenteric Lymph Nodes, Seminal Vesicle, Urinary Bladder, Testis and Epididymis, Thryoid, Trachea, Esophagus, Parathroid, Kidneys, Adrenals & Pituitary, Salivary Gland, Heart, Spleen, Aorta, Thymus, & Tounge, Muscle & Sciatic nerve, Skin with Mammary Gland, Intestines & Pancreas, Stomach, Brain & Spinal Cord
    • Spinal Cord, Nasal Turbinates, Eyes, Harderian glands, Zymbals Gland, Lacrimal Gland, Sternum, Uterine Horns, Mesenteric Lymph Node, Urinary Bladder, Cervix & Vagina, Ovaries with Oviducts, Femur, Clitoral Glands Preputial Glands


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