National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Histopathology List

http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/9393
Tissues examined:

Adrenal glands
Brain (3 sections including frontal cortex and basal ganglia, parietal cortex and thalamus, and cerebellum and pons)
Clitoral glands
Esophagus
Eyes
Femur, including diaphysis with marrow cavity and epiphysis (femoral condyle with epiphyseal cartilage plate, articular cartilage and articular surface)
Gallbladder (mouse)
Gross lesions
Harderian glands
Heart and aorta
Intestine, large (cecum, colon, rectum)
Intestine, small (duodenum, jejunum, ileum)
Kidneys
Larynx (inhalation studies)
Liver (2 sections including left lateral lobe and median lobe)
Lungs and mainstem bronchi
Lymph nodes
- mandibular and mesenteric
- bronchial & mediastinal (inhalation studies)

 
Mammary gland with adjacent skin
Muscle, thigh (only if neuromuscular signs were present)
Nasal cavity and nasal turbinates (3 sections)
Ovaries
Pancreas
Parathyroid glands
Pituitary gland
Preputial glands
Prostate
Salivary glands
Seminal vesicle
Skin, site of application (dermal studies)
Spinal cord and sciatic nerve (if neurologic signs were present)
Spleen
Stomach (forestomach and glandular)
Testes with epididymides
Thymus
Thyroid gland
Tissue masses
Trachea
Urinary bladder
Uterus

The NTP is administratively located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.

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