Nutrition

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 diet formulations, bedding standards, and quality assurance, please see Quality Assurance Plan & Information on NIH Diets

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

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