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Deoxynivalenol, DON (Vomitoxin)

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$130 per analysis

Acceptable Matrices:

Products such as wheat, wheat flour, wheat midds, wheat bran, corn, corn meal, corn screenings, barley, malted barley, and oats

Unacceptable Matrices:

This method is not designed for the analysis of psyllium powder, nutraceuticals, oils, or flavor extracts. Concentrated food additives, colors and flavors may also cause interferences when using ELISA-based test methods.


Limit of Quantitation:

Range of 0.5 to 6 ppm


Sample Size Requirements:

500 grams


Equipment:

Microwell Strip Reader - Spectrophotometer


Reportable Units:

ppm


Turn Around Time:

10 Business Days


Is Rush Available?

Yes


Method Reference:

Neogen 8331


Method Description:

The sample is extracted into solvent and the extract is added to a solution of enzyme-conjugated toxin. The mixture is then transferred to an antibody-coated plastic well where the free toxin and the enzyme-conjugated toxin compete for antibody sites. After rinsing, a color developing agent and a stop solution are added. The color of the well is evaluated for the presence/quantity of deoxynivalenol in the sample.



Additional Information:

This test is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited through A2LA, Certificate # 2769.01.

Concentrated food additives, colors and flavors may cause interferences when using ELISA-based test methods.