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Registry Nomenclature Information System Source Information

Authority
The Registry Nomenclature Information System (RENI) is produced and maintained by Joint STPs/ILSI Committee on International Harmonization of Nomenclature and Diagnostic Criteria in Toxicologic Pathology.

Purpose
RENI is intended to serve as the standard reference for nomenclature and diagnostic criteria in toxicologic pathology and at the Internet discussion platform for the International Harmonization of Nomenclature and Diagnostic criteria.

Description
RENI is the electronic version of the publications 'International Classification of Rodent Tumours': nomenclature, diagnostic criteria in toxicologic pathology, and histopathological images.

Audience
RENI is employed by researchers conducting research on the diagnosis of tumors and pre-lesions in all organ systems in rats and mice.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
RENI is updated annually as part of the NCI Thesaurus in the Metathesaurus.

Sites Consulted

  1. goRENI: global open RENI [Internet]. Hannover (Germany): Frauenhofer ITEM, c1991-2014 [updated 2014 Oct 14]. Available from: http://www.goreni.org/index.php
  2. CBMI: Center for Biomedical Informatics. Indianapolis (IN): Regenstrief Institute, c2014. Reference Standards; [cited 2014 Dec 08]. Available from: https://www.regenstrief.org/cbmi/areas-excellence/reference-standards/.
  3. European Society of Toxicologic Pathology [Internet]. [Wuppertal (Germany)?]: The Society, c2002-2014. Nomenclature and Diagnostic Criteria; [updated 2003 Oct 01; cited 2014 Dec 08]. Available from: http://www.eurotoxpath.org/nomenclature/index.php?id=criteria