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Screening for tetracycline residues in food products of animal origin in the State of Kuwait using Charm II radio-immunoassay and LC/MS/MS methods.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19894148     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study surveyed tetracycline residues in foods marketed in Kuwait using various techniques to determine their prevalence above the threshold level. A total of 1517 locally produced and imported food samples of animal origin were collected for analyses, comprising dairy products, eggs and tissue samples (meat, poultry and fish) to give a representative picture of the current use and/or misuse of the drug in Kuwait. Screening was carried out using the Charm II test for tetracycline residues. Positive and suspect positive samples were confirmed by LC/MS/MS. Negative and positive controls, in triplicate, were applied to each method and showed 80-100% agreement. The results showed that 100% of tested eggs, meat, fish, ice cream and cheese were within the limit, while 5% of poultry and 18% of milk samples were above the permitted limit.
Authors:
Hani M Al-Mazeedi; Alaa B Abbas; Hussam F Alomirah; Wafaa Y Al-Jouhar; Siham A Al-Mufty; Mohamed M Ezzelregal; Rashed A Al-Owaish
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1944-0057     ISO Abbreviation:  Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-15     Completed Date:  2010-05-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101485040     Medline TA:  Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-301     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Biotechnology Department, Food Resource and Biological Science Division, Kuwait Institute for Science Research, Kuwait.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Chromatography, Liquid
Drug Residues*
Food Analysis / methods*
Food Contamination / analysis*
Kuwait
Radioimmunoassay / methods*
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Tetracycline / chemistry*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
60-54-8/Tetracycline

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