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TDMS Study 92012-05 Pathology Tables

NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49

                                                          27 WEEK SSAC




       Facility:  Southern Research Institute

       Chemical CAS #:  693-98-1

       Lock Date:  10/16/01

       Cage Range:  All

       Reasons For Removal:    25017 Scheduled Sacrifice

       Removal Date Range:     All

       Treatment Groups:       Include All




































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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |                            X                                             |      1     |
      Inflammation, Granulomatous          | 1  1  1  2  1  1  1  1  1  1                                             |     10  1.1|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |             1                                                            |      1  1.0|
      Pars Distalis, Mitotic Alteration    |       1                                                                  |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Mineralization, Focal      |    1                                                                     |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 |       3                                                                  |      1  3.0|
      Periovarian Tissue, Cyst             |                      3                                                   |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hydrometra                           |                         1                                                |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |       +              +     +                                             |   3        |
      Mediastinal, Hemorrhage              |       3                                                                  |      1  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
      Pancreatic, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid    |                      3     2                                             |      2  2.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M                                             |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |      A     |
    1000 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Inflammation, Granulomatous          | 2  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  2  1                                             |     10  1.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |      A     |
    1000 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  | 1           1                                                            |      2  1.0|
      Pars Distalis, Mitotic Alteration    |                   2     2                                                |      2  2.0|
      Pars Intermedia, Cyst                |                         1                                                |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Mineralization, Focal      |          1  1  1     1  1  1                                             |      6  1.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |                2  2  2  1  1                                             |      5  1.6|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |       +        +  +        +                                             |   4        |
      Mediastinal, Hemorrhage              |                   3                                                      |      1  3.0|
      Pancreatic, Hemorrhage               |                3           3                                             |      2  3.0|
      Pancreatic, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid    |       2                                                                  |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |      A     |
    1000 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M                                             |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |      A     |
    1000 PPM                               | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
      Retrobulbar, Inflammation, Focal     |                      1                                                   |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 |    2                                                                     |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |                   X                                                      |      1     |
      Inflammation, Granulomatous          | 1  1  2  1  1  2  3  2  1  1                                             |     10  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  M  M  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   8        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pars Distalis, Mitotic Alteration    |                      1  2                                                |      2  1.5|
      Pars Intermedia, Cyst                | 2                                                                        |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Mineralization, Focal      | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                                             |     10  1.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         | 1  1  2  2  2  1  2  2  2  2                                             |     10  1.7|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 | 3                                                                        |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                         +                                                |   1        |
      Pancreatic, Hyperplasia, Lymphoid    |                         3                                                |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M                                             |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Accessory Spleen                     |    1                                                                     |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst Epithelial Inclusion            |                   2                                                      |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Inflammation, Focal, Granulomatous   |                            2                                             |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      A     |
    5000 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Inflammation, Granulomatous          | 2  2  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2                                             |     10  1.8|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                   1                                                      |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      A     |
    5000 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |             1                                                            |      1  1.0|
      Pars Distalis, Mitotic Alteration    |                   2     2                                                |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Mineralization, Focal      | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                                             |     10  1.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         | 3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3                                             |     10  3.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              | +  +     +                                                               |   3        |
      Mediastinal, Hemorrhage              | 3  2                                                                     |      2  2.5|
      Pancreatic, Hemorrhage               |          3                                                               |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      A     |
    5000 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M                                             |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      A     |
    5000 PPM                               | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia, Focal, Lymphoid         |                   2                                                      |      1  2.0|
      Inflammation, Focal, Granulomatous   | 1        2  1  2           2                                             |      5  1.6|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 3| 3| 3| 4| 5| 5| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 5| 6| 7|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |    X                    X                                                |      2     |
      Inflammation, Granulomatous          | 1  1  1  1  1  1     1  1  1                                             |      9  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 3| 3| 3| 4| 5| 5| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 5| 6| 7|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                   2                                                      |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Mineralization, Focal      |                            1                                             |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M                                             |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 3| 3| 3| 4| 5| 5| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 5| 6| 7|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Inflammation, Focal, Granulomatous   |       1                                                                  |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      A     |
    0PPM                                   | 0| 0| 0| 3| 3| 3| 4| 5| 5| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 5| 6| 7|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                            2                                             |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    300 PPM                                | 8| 9| 9| 9| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 2| 4| 5| 6| 2| 3| 4| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Inflammation, Granulomatous          | 1  1     1  1  1  1  1                                                   |      7  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    300 PPM                                | 8| 9| 9| 9| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 2| 4| 5| 6| 2| 3| 4| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  | 2                       1                                                |      2  1.5|
      Pars Distalis, Mitotic Alteration    |                      1                                                   |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Mineralization, Focal      |                1  1     1  1                                             |      4  1.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         |    1  1  1  1        1  1  2                                             |      7  1.1|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                            +                                             |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    300 PPM                                | 8| 9| 9| 9| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 2| 4| 5| 6| 2| 3| 4| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
      Mediastinal, Hemorrhage              |                            3                                             |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | M  M  M  M  M  +  M  M  M  M                                             |   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Accessory Spleen                     |    2              2                                                      |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hemorrhage                           |                            2                                             |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  M  M  +  M  +  +  M  M                                             |   5        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    300 PPM                                | 8| 9| 9| 9| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 2| 4| 5| 6| 2| 3| 4| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |       +                                                                  |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    1000 PPM                               | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 5| 6| 7|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule           |                X                                                         |      1     |
      Hyperplasia, Focal, Mast Cell        |             2                                                            |      1  2.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Focal,        |                                                                          |            |
          Polymorphonuclear                |             2                                                            |      1  2.0|
      Inflammation, Granulomatous          | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                                             |     10  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                +                                                         |   1        |
      Fat, Necrosis                        |                4                                                         |      1  4.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    1000 PPM                               | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 5| 6| 7|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pars Distalis, Mitotic Alteration    |                         1                                                |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Mineralization, Focal      | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                                                |      9  1.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                                             |     10  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    1000 PPM                               | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 5| 6| 7|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                      +                                                   |   1        |
      Pancreatic, Hemorrhage               |                      3                                                   |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M  M                                             |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hemorrhage                           |                   1                                                      |      1  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    1000 PPM                               | 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 5| 6| 7|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lacrimal Gland                          |                            +                                             |   1        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    3000 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 2| 3| 3| 3|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 7| 8| 9| 3| 4| 5| 9| 0| 1| 2|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Inflammation, Granulomatous          | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                                             |     10  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    | 2     2                                                                  |      2  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    3000 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 2| 3| 3| 3|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 7| 8| 9| 3| 4| 5| 9| 0| 1| 2|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pars Distalis, Cyst                  |                            2                                             |      1  2.0|
      Pars Distalis, Vacuolization         |                                                                          |            |
          Cytoplasmic, Focal               |                1                                                         |      1  1.0|
      Pars Intermedia, Cyst                |    1           1                                                         |      2  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Mineralization, Focal      | 3  3  3  3  3  1  3  3  3                                                |      9  2.8|
      Follicular Cell, Hyperplasia         | 2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2                                             |     10  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    3000 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 2| 3| 3| 3|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 7| 8| 9| 3| 4| 5| 9| 0| 1| 2|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |          +                                                               |   1        |
      Mediastinal, Hemorrhage              |          3                                                               |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | M  M  M  M  +  M  M  M  M  M                                             |   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hemorrhage                           |             2                                                            |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  I  I  +  M  M  M                                             |   5        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
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NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-05                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 14:09:49    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|                                            |            |
                                           | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|                                            |            |
 __________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________|      T (*) |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      O     |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    3000 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 2| 3| 3| 3|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 7| 8| 9| 3| 4| 5| 9| 0| 1| 2|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                                                                                                                    
  * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with lesion and mean severity grade                         
  + : Tissue examined microscopically                M : Missing tissue                        1-4 : Lesion qualified as:           
  X : Lesion present but not qualified               A : Autolysis precludes examination               1) Minimal  3) Moderate      
  I : Insufficient tissue                        BLANK : Not examined                                  2) Mild     4) Marked        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
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