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DVR monitors lab animal feed and bedding purchased for use at NIH. The DVR laboratory animal nutritionist conducts a lab animal feed and bedding quality assurance program, formulates standard diets and special diets for specific research protocols, and is available to consult with investigators and veterinarians who require assistance in the selection, formulation, and analysis of lab animal diets and bedding.

For more information on the NIH Standards, Bedding Specifications and Open Formula Diets, please see NIH Feed & Bedding Standards & Specifications

To review the Quality Assurance Plan and quality assurance testing results for lab animal feed, please see Quality Assurance Plan & Testing Results

Food preparation table with blender, banana, etc. 


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