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Ochratoxin

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$130 per analysis

Acceptable Matrices:

Commodities such as corn, barley, green coffee, and various dried fruits

Unacceptable Matrices:

This method is not meant for psyllium powder, nutraceuticals, oils, or flavor extracts.


Limit of Detection:

Range of 2-25 ppb


Sample Size Requirements:

500 grams


Equipment:

Microwell Strip Reader


Reportable Units:

ppb


Turn Around Time:

10 Business Days


Is Rush Available?

Yes


Method Reference:

Neogen 8610


Method Description:

The sample is solvent extracted 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 developer and stop solution are added. The color of the well is observed for the presence/quantity of ochratoxins in the sample.



Additional Information:

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

This test measures Ochratoxin A, which is produced by some Aspergillus species and Penicillium species.

Concentrated food additives, colors, and flavors may cause interferences on ELISA test methods.