Laboratory Animal Sciences Program
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The gross examination of any euthanized or spontaneously dead research animal to collect specific tissues for pathological examinations including descriptions of any abnormalities identified. Upon completion, the necropsy results are e-mailed to investigators.

Necropsy services include:

In conjunction with performing these routine procedures, PHL does a complete bioassay/phenotyping necropsy on mice, rats, and other laboratory species.

Thumbnail image of a sample necropsy report (page 1). Thumbnail image of a sample necropsy report (page 2).
Example of a Necropsy Report


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