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The Pocket Diagnostic® Zearalenone Rapid Test is a cost-effective competitive lateral flow immunoassay that can be used in multiple testing scenarios for the qualitative screening of Zearalenone toxins at a detection limit of 100 ppb.

Specificity

The Pocket Diagnostic® Zearalenone Rapid Test can be used to test grains when screening for the presence of Zearalenone.

Cut-off = 100 ppb.

Kit options and prices

Box of 10 rapid tests £65.00
Box of 20 rapid tests £120.00
Box of 40 rapid tests £220.00

 

Kit contents

  • 10, 20 or 40 tests per pack
  • Diluent bottle
  • Instructions for use

Additional equipment required but not provided

  • Test tubes
  • Pipette
  • Balance
Please read the instructions before using the rapid tests for the detection of Zearalenone.

Advantages of using rapid tests

The advantages of using Pocket Diagnostic® Zearalenone Rapid Test:

  • Cost-effective screening tool
  • Results are produced in minutes
  • Simple step-by-step lateral flow testing format
  • Rapid and accurate results
  • Minimal training required
  • Compliant with EU cut-off levels
  • No cross-reaction with Aflatoxin, Deoxynivalenol, T-2/HT-2, Fumonisin, Ochratoxin A.

Interpretation of results

Interpretation of results

 POSITIVE

The Test Line (T) is lighter in colour than the Control Line (C) or there is no Test Line. 

   NEGATIVE

The Test Line (T) is the same density of colour as, or darker than the Control Line (C).

  INVALID RESULT

An invalid result is likely to occur if there has been an insufficient volume of sample added to the sample well or the test procedure has not been followed correctly. In the event of an invalid result follow the test procedure again with a new rapid test. If invalid results continue after two further attempts contact your supplier.

About Zearalenone

Zearalenone, also known as F-2 mycotoxin, is produced by some Fusarium and Gibberella species. Its potency is borne out of the fact it mimics estrogens and can have an adverse affect the reproductive system in animals. If ZEA is detected in livestock it can have a negative financial impact as herds can be depleted due to reduced reproduction.

As Zearalenone forms on commodities such as maize, which is commonly used as a food source for poultry, cattle and swine, food safety professionals are keen to monitor for ZEA to reduce its impact on livestock yield.

In addition, ZEA can contaminate wheat crops. As wheat is normally milled into flour and used in many foodstuffs, such as bread, pasta etc. Producers and processors of the raw wheat commodity are legally obliged to ensure food is safe for human consumption.

Humid conditions and low temperatures favour the production of this mycotoxin, hence why it is important to monitor for Zearalenone and other mycotoxins in grain stores.

Quotation requests and order information

To learn about the different ordering options available, please visit our ordering page.

If you would a quotation please complete the form below. For further product information please call +44 (0) 1904 406080 or info@pocktdiagnostic.com for a copy of our price list.