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Histamine detection in fish and fish meal
Test kit easy to use and rapid
Fish and fish meal can be easily analysed to histamine with the new test system RIDASCREEN® Histamin (enzymatic). Test gives reliable and robust results, AOAC-RI is in preparation. the fish sample The fish sample is extracted in boiling water and centrifuged afterwards.
The test procedure is very simple consisting of only three pipetting steps.Histamine is an indicator of rotting fish. An elevated temperature of fish caught accelerates the growth of micro-organisms normally found in fish increasing ventilation histidine to histamine. Because of its potential to human illness, many countries have set tolerance levels for maximum histamine in food.
Histamine detection with RIDASCREEN® Histamin (enzymatic)
RIDASCREEN® Histamin (enzymatic )(Art. No. R1605) is advantageous over other methods in terms of handling time and costs. It’s an enzymatic test in microtiter plate format for the quantitative determination of histamine in fish and fish meal. The kit contains all reagents in a ready to use format. The fish sample is extracted in boiling water and afterwards centrifuged. The test procedure is very simple consisting of only three pipetting steps. The results are calculated using the RIDA®SOFT Win.net (use version 1.88 or newer for calculation). RIDASCREEN® Histamin (enzymatic) also contains a spiking solution for validation. The test system gives reliable and robust results (AOAC-RI in preparation).
Benefits of RIDASCREEN® Histamin (enzymatic)
- Simple – hot water extraction
- Short analysis time of 15 min
- MTP format – flexible
- Easily calculated with RIDA®SOFT Win
- Non-hazardous waste
- reliable and robust results (AOAC-RI in preparation)