Since the RIDA®SMART APP is available, analyzing mycotoxins is easier and faster. Now, we have made the smartphone app even more powerful and user-friendly. In addition to some technical improvements, new test kits are now supported, too.
Lateral flow tests are widespread in mycotoxin analysis, since they can be easily performed on-site and provide fast results. However, if you want to analyze the test strips not only qualitatively (positive/negative), but also quantitatively, you will need a LFD reader. The RIDA®SMART APP is a completely new and comfortable method to analyze lateral flow test strips quantitatively: simply via smartphone. Perform the test, scan the test strip and you’re done!
Now, we have used the first feedback to make the app still a little better. The most important innovation: The RIDA®SMART APP now supports three more test kits in addition to RIDA®QUICK Aflatoxin RQS. This makes it possible to quickly quantify contamination with aflatoxin, deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone in different matrices. Another major advantage is that the measuring range is expanded when using the RIDA®SMART APP. For instance, the measuring range of RIDA®QUICK Zearalenon RQS normally lies between 75 and 500 µg/kg. In conjunction with the app, the test achieves a measuring range of 50-1.000 µg/kg. The currently compatible test kits are:
|Art. No.||Product||Measuring range|
|R5205||RIDA®QUICK Aflatoxin RQS||4 – 100 ppb|
|R5206||RIDA®QUICK Aflatoxin RQS ECO||4 – 100 ppb|
|R5904||RIDA®QUICK DON||500 – 5500 ppb|
|R5504||RIDA®QUICK Zearalenon RQS||50 – 1000 ppb|
For the future, we plan to make the app compatible with further test kits.