RIDASCREEN®FAST Fumonisin

Art. No.: R5602

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RIDASCREEN®FAST Fumonisin

Art. No.: R5602

Intended use

RIDASCREEN®FAST Fumonisin is a competitive enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative determination of fumonisin in cereals and feed.

General Information

Fumonisins are carcinogenic, neuro-, hepato- and pneumotoxic metabolites of molds produced by some Fusarium species. The doses of fumonisin sufficient to induce toxic effects differ significantly depending on the animal species. A concentration of approx. 5 – 10 mg/kg (ppm) fumonisin in feed induces neuro-toxic effects in horses. In pigs the ingestion of 4 – 16 mg/kg body weight may result in liver cirrhosis and more than 16 mg/kg bw. may lead to pulmonary edema. Chickens tolerate higher concentrations of fumonisin in feed, up to 75 mg/kg. Cattle seem to be insensitive to high fumonisin concentrations.

Benefits:

  • Optimal for a fast and reproduceable fumonisin determination.
  • Up to 43 samples can be tested in one run.

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Specifications
Art. NoR5602
Test formatMicrotiter plate with 48 wells (6 strips with 8 removable wells each)
Sample preparationExtraction, filtration and dilution.
Incubation time15 min
LOD (Detection Limit)0.222 mg/kg in corn, oat, soya, barley, wheat, rye, rice and sorghum as well as feed with minimum 20 % corn fraction
Validated matrices

Cereals and feed.

Detected analyte

Fumonisin in cereals and feed.

EvaluationMicrotiter plate spectrophotometer (450 nm)