- Rapid and cost-effective extraction methods for various samples with high recovery rates
- High sensitivity - 0.05 ppb
- Low detection limit - 0.05 ppb for meat, 0.25 ppb for urine and 1 ppb for feed
- A quick ELISA assay - less than 2 hours regardless of number of samples
- High reproducibility
The MaxSignal® Terbutaline ELISA Test Kit is a competitive enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative analysis of Terbutaline and other related ß-agonists in feed, tissue (meat, liver and kidney), milk, serum, plasma and urine.
Terbutaline is one of ß-agonists illegally used in livestock production. It can improve the meat/fat ratio in fattened animals and accelerate livestock growth. It is also used as a fast-acting bronchodilator (often used as a short-term asthma treatment) and as a tocolytic to delay premature labor. Therefore, excess terbutaline residues in livestock products may lead to health risks for consumers. This has led to a prohibition of terbutaline use in food production by most countries. The amount of terbutaline residues can be determined by methods such as HPLC or GC-MS. However, these traditional methods usually require very expensive preparation procedures. Alternatively, enzyme immunoassay (ELISA) can be used as a screening system, which is simple, rapid, sensitive and cost-effective compared with traditional methods.
This kit is manufactured to the international quality standard ISO 9001:2008.
PLATE: 1 x 96 well (Removable 8 wells x 12 strips)
MEASUREMENT: Microtiter plate reader (450 nm)
TESTS PER KIT: The kit has the capacity for 96 determinations or testing of 42 samples in duplicate
STANDARDS: 0 / 0.05 / 0.15 / 0.5 / 1.5 / 4.5 ppb
SHELF LIFE: 12 months when the kit is properly stored.