Product Code
510006
Kit Principle
Test Type
Applications

 


 

Tetracyclines (TC) are broad-spectrum antibiotics whose general usefulness has been reduced with the onset of antibiotic resistance. Despite this, they remain the treatment of choice for some specific indications, especially in veterinary practice. MRLs of TC have been set to 100ppb in EU, China, and Codex Standards. This Meat Tetracyclines Rapid Test Kit is a lateral flow assay kit to detect tetracyclines residues in meat such as pork, beef, chicken, etc. The detection limit meets EU MRLs. Rapid and accurate. The total testing time is 10min. No incubation required.

Key facts of the Meat Tetracyclines Rapid Test Kit

  • Ready to use kits for lab staff
  • No organic solvent required
  • Result visible in 10min
  • Broad-specific to all tetracyclines, including tetracycline, oxytetracycline, doxycycline, chlortetracycline. 

Detection Limit of the Meat Tetracyclines Rapid Test Kit

20-100ppb, this detection limit may change, please refer to the kit insert.

Drugs MRL(μg/L) LOD(μg/L)
Tetracycline
  • Muscle  100
  • Liver      300
  • Kidney   600
15-20
Oxytetracycline
  • Muscle  100
  • Liver      300
  • Kidney   600
15-20
Doxycycline

Bovine:

  • Muscle  100
  • Liver      300
  • Kidney   600

Poultry & porcine:

  • Muscle  100
  • Skin & fat 300
  • Liver      300
  • Kidney   600
80-100
Chlortetracycline
  • Muscle  100
  • Liver      300
  • Kidney   600
50-80

Kit Components

  • TC Test Strip, 96pcs
  • Microwell reagent, 96wells
  • Plastic Pipette, 96pcs
  • Sample buffer

Materials required but not provided

  • Micropipette, 20-200ul
  • Centrifuge
  • Homogenizer

Sample preparation

Meat samples shall be homogenized before testing. Basically, 2g of homogenized meat dissolved with 2ml of diluted sample buffer, shake thoroughly for 2min and then centrifuge for 10min. Take the supernate for rapid testing.

This product can also be applied to milk sample, please check this page for more information.