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PUBLICATIONS

FDA Veterinarian Newsletter January/February 1998 Volume XIII, No I

NRC Chromium Publication

The National Research Council (NRC), Board on Agriculture, Committee on Animal Nutrition has published The Role of Chromium in Animal Nutrition. This report begins with a discussion of the absorption, transport, and deposition of chromium in humans and animals. It also includes chapters on current knowledge of the role of chromium in metabolism of humans and animals, and a comprehensive review of data describing the effects of supplemental dietary chromium on cattle, sheep, swine, poultry, horses, rabbits, and fish.

Copies of The Role of Chromium in Animal Nutrition are available for purchase from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Lockbox 285, Washington, DC 20055. Credit card orders may be placed by calling 1-800-624-6242 or 202-334-3313 in the Washington, DC metropolitan area; Internet, http://www.nap.edu.

1996 ADE Summary

Copies of the complete 1996 Veterinary Adverse Drug Experience Summary, which was contained in two inserts in the September/October and November/December issues of the FDA Veterinarian, are available. This summary includes all domestic adverse drug reaction reports submitted to CVM for calendar year 1996 that the Center has determined to be at least possibly drug related. Readers who wish to obtain copies of the complete report may call or write the FDA Veterinarian.