RIDASCREEN® Tetracyclin is a competitive enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative analysis of tetracyclins in milk, milk powder, cheese, butter, dairy products (curd, yoghurt (plain/with fruits), kefir, cream, sour cream) honey, meat, sausage, fish, shrimp and whole egg.
1948 aureomycin (chlortetracycline) was isolated by Duggan as a metabolite of the actinomyces species streptomycec aureofaciens. This was the first antibiotic substance of the group of tetracyclines. In Germany tetracycline, chlortetracycline and oxytetracycline are authorized for veterinary use. Therefore health risks for the consumer can occur. In all animal species which are used for food production tetracycline residues (the sum of mother substance and the 4-epimer) are limited in the EU law, commission regulation (EU) No 37/2010 with the following limits: 100 ppb in muscle and in milk.
|Test format||Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 removable wells each)|
|Incubation time||1 h 30 min|