Cefalexin Rapid Test Kit

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This cefalexin rapid test kit is for the detection of cefalexin (cephalexin) in milk, egg, meat, etc. The detection limit meets EU / US / China MRLs. 

Being the result of obtaining high milk yield, cow mastitis is quite common in the modern dairy industry, thus antibiotics like β-Lactams and cefalexin, etc., are frequently administered in veterinary clinical practice. However, these antibiotics residues in milk may cause potential damage to human health, which is now strictly controlled and supervised in many countries. Maximum Residue Level/Limit (MRL) has been established against these two classes of drugs in USA, EU, Japan, China and many other countries. 

Cefalexin, also spelled cephalexin, is an antibiotic that can treat a number of bacterial infections. It kills gram-positive and some gram-negative bacteria by disrupting the growth of the bacterial cell wall. Cefalexin is a beta-lactam antibiotic within the class of first-generation cephalosporins.In the United States, Ireland, and the United Kingdom, cephalexin is approved for use in laying poultry producing eggs intended for human consumption when its given in accordance with each product manufacturer s label directions; where it has a 0-day egg withdrawal period (See more at: http://www.poultrydvm.com/drugs/cephalexin).

If you are looking for beta-lactams test kit, please check this webpage.

Key facts of the cefalexin rapid test kit

  • Ready to use kits for farmers, truck drivers, etc
  • No incubation required
  • Result visible in less than 10min
  • High-specificity to cefalexin
  • EU MRL / Russian MRL can be met in different specifications

Detection Limit of the cefalexin rapid test kit

  • 10-15ppb. This detection limit may change, please always check the kit instruction manual for details.

Cefalexin rapid test kit components

  • Cefalexin (cephalexin) test strip, 96pcs
  • Microwell reagent, 96wells
  • Plastic Pipette, 96pcs