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Transferability study of a near-infrared microscopic method for the detection of banned meat and bone meal in feedingstuffs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18584154     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Near-infrared microscopy (NIRM) has been proved to be a powerful tool for the detection of banned meat and bone meal (MBM) in feed. The identification of MBM traces and its ability to differentiate animal from vegetable feed ingredients is based on the evaluation of near-infrared spectra obtained from individual particles present in the sample. This evaluation is supported by appropriate decision rules for the absorbances at specific wavelengths. Here we show that the method and the corresponding decision rules can be successfully transferred from the laboratory which constructed the decision rules to two independent laboratories that were not involved in the calibration process of the method. The analytical results from blind feed samples containing MBM (positive samples) and feed samples without MBM (negative samples) revealed a very good agreement between the three laboratories, thus demonstrating the transferability of the method.
Christoph von Holst; Vincent Baeten; Ana Boix; Boleslaw Slowikowski; Juan Antonio Fernández Pierna; Salvatore Tirendi; Pierre Dardenne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-06-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry     Volume:  392     ISSN:  1618-2650     ISO Abbreviation:  Anal Bioanal Chem     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-18     Completed Date:  2008-09-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101134327     Medline TA:  Anal Bioanal Chem     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements, Retieseweg 111, 2440, Geel, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Feed / analysis*,  standards
Biological Products / analysis
Meat / analysis*
Microscopy / methods*
Minerals / analysis*
Spectroscopy, Near-Infrared / methods*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Products; 0/Minerals; 68409-75-6/bone meal

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