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TDMS Study 92012-06 Pathology Tables

NTP Experiment-Test: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52

                                                   27 WEEK SSAC/FINAL#1 MICE




       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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  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        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 1                                                                        |      1  1.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |    1  1     1     1     1  1                                             |      6  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                         3  3                                             |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  M  M  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   8        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  I  M  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   8        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 |                      3                                                   |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia, Cystic                  |       2        2        1                                                |      3  1.7|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pigmentation                         |       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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |          1           1                                                   |      2  1.0|
      Pigmentation                         |                            1                                             |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                |             2                                                            |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Nephropathy                          |                1                                                         |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    625 PPM                                | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  I  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    | 1  1  1     1     1  1     1                                             |      7  1.0|
      Necrosis, Focal                      |                   1                                                      |      1  1.0|
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic| 2                                                                        |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    625 PPM                                | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 1  1  1     1  1  1  1  1                                                |      8  1.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 |       3                                                                  |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia, Cystic                  | 2                                                                        |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pigmentation                         |                   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    625 PPM                                | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |    2     1  1  1           1                                             |      5  1.2|
      Pigmentation                         |    1        1  1                                                         |      3  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    625 PPM                                | 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Nephropathy                          |       1                                                                  |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|                                            |      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 1|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |    1     1  1                                                            |      3  1.0|
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic| 2  2                                                                     |      2  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|                                            |      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 1|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  1                                             |     10  1.1|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia, Cystic                  |    3  2  2     2                                                         |      4  2.3|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|                                            |      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 1|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |             2  1  1  2  1  2                                             |      6  1.5|
      Pigmentation                         | 2  1  2     1  1  1     1                                                |      7  1.3|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE FEMALE                      | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|                                            |      A     |
    1250 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 8| 9| 0| 1| 3| 4| 5| 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    2500 PPM                               | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  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        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |    1  1           1  1     1                                             |      5  1.0|
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic| 2  2        2  2                                                         |      4  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    2500 PPM                               | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                            3                                             |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 2  2  1  2  1  2  2  2  2  1                                             |     10  1.7|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia, Cystic                  |                            2                                             |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Pigmentation                         |                   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    2500 PPM                               | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 2  3  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  2                                             |     10  2.6|
      Pigmentation                         | 2  2  2  1  2  2  2  2  2  2                                             |     10  1.9|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |    1  3        1        1                                                |      4  1.5|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia, Lymphoid                |             2                                                            |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    2500 PPM                               | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 0|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 2| 0| 1| 3| 1| 6| 4| 5| 3| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    |       1                    1                                             |      2  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 2| 0| 1| 3| 1| 6| 4| 5| 3| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    | 3        3                                                               |      2  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Coagulating Gland                       |                +                                                         |   1        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia                          |       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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 2| 0| 1| 3| 1| 6| 4| 5| 3| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Lymphoid Follicle, Hyperplasia       |             1                                                            |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 5|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 2| 0| 1| 3| 1| 6| 4| 5| 3| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hydronephrosis                       |                      2                                                   |      1  2.0|
      Nephropathy                          |                      1                                                   |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Transitional Epithelium, Hyperplasia |                      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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 7| 7| 9| 9| 0| 0| 1| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 5| 6| 0| 7| 2| 9| 0| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  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        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    | 1  1  1                                                                  |      3  1.0|
      Necrosis, Focal                      |          1                                                               |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Valve, Hypertrophy                   |                            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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 7| 7| 9| 9| 0| 0| 1| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 5| 6| 0| 7| 2| 9| 0| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hypertrophy, Focal                   |                      2                                                   |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         |    1  1     1     1        1                                             |      5  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        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
                                                                                                                                    
  * : 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 7| 7| 9| 9| 0| 0| 1| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 5| 6| 0| 7| 2| 9| 0| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 1  1  1  1        1                                                      |      5  1.0|
      Pigmentation                         | 1                                                                        |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Atrophy                              |                         2                                                |      1  2.0|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      A     |
    625 PPM                                | 6| 6| 7| 7| 9| 9| 0| 0| 1| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 6| 7| 5| 6| 0| 7| 2| 9| 0| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 |                   4                                                      |      1  4.0|
      Hydronephrosis                       |                   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 3| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 7| 5| 8| 9| 4| 6| 7| 5| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | M  +  +  +  +  I  +  +  +  +                                             |   8        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  I  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  M  +  M  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   8        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     |                         1                                                |      1  1.0|
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    | 1     1  1           1  1  1                                             |      6  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 3| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 7| 5| 8| 9| 4| 6| 7| 5| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 1  1  1  1  1  2  2  1     1                                             |      9  1.2|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Inflammation, Chronic                | 2                                                                        |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia                          |    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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 3| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 7| 5| 8| 9| 4| 6| 7| 5| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 2  3  1  2  2  2  2  3  2  2                                             |     10  2.1|
      Pigmentation                         | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  1                                             |     10  1.1|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           |    1  1  1  1     2                                                      |      5  1.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hemorrhage                           |                      2                                                   |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE 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     |
    1250 PPM                               | 2| 2| 3| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 7| 5| 8| 9| 4| 6| 7| 5| 9|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Nephropathy                          |       1                                                                  |      1  1.0|
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           |    1                                                                     |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 5| 7| 0| 4| 0| 8| 4| 6| 8|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Gallbladder                             | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Infiltration Cellular, Mixed Cell    | 1              1                                                         |      2  1.0|
      Hepatocyte, Karyomegaly              | 2  1  1                 1  1                                             |      5  1.2|
      Hepatocyte, Vacuolization Cytoplasmic| 2     2  2  2                                                            |      4  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |             +                                                            |   1        |
      Fat, Necrosis                        |             2                                                            |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 5| 7| 0| 4| 0| 8| 4| 6| 8|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Accessory Adrenal Cortical Nodule    |                         3                                                |      1  3.0|
      Hyperplasia, Focal                   | 2                                                                        |      1  2.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +                                             |   9        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Follicle, Cyst                       |             3                                                            |      1  3.0|
      Follicular Cell, Hypertrophy         | 2  1  2  2  1  2  2  2  2  2                                             |     10  1.8|
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Cyst                                 |    3                                                                     |      1  3.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 5| 7| 0| 4| 0| 8| 4| 6| 8|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hyperplasia                          |    2  1  2        2  2                                                   |      5  1.8|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hematopoietic Cell Proliferation     | 3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3                                             |     10  3.0|
      Pigmentation                         | 3  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2                                             |     10  2.2|
      Lymphoid Follicle, Atrophy           | 1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                                             |     10  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY 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: 92012-06                  NONNEOPLASTIC LESIONS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL                         Report: PEIRPT09  
Study Type: CHRONIC                                         2-METHYLIMIDAZOLE                                     Date: 02/24/03    
Route: DOSED FEED                                                                                                 Time: 15:03:52    
 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 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     |
   B6C3F1 MICE MALE                        | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|                                            |      T     |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|                                            |      A     |
    2500 PPM                               | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1|                                            |      L     |
                                           | 1| 5| 7| 0| 4| 0| 8| 4| 6| 8|                                            |            |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________|
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Hemorrhage                           |                         1                                                |      1  1.0|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |   9        |
 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +                                             |  10        |
      Nephropathy                          |                   1     1                                                |      2  1.0|
      Renal Tubule, Pigmentation           | 2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2                                             |     10  2.2|
                                           |__________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   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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