Veterinary Medicine Residues Testing

We have many years of experience carrying out veterinary medicines testing, providing services across the food supply chain. Our aim is to understand and meet the demands of the customer and to assist with any upcoming and emerging issues.

Veterinary Medicine Residues Testing
What test do I need?

If you are unsure what kind of tests you need, we can help you diagnose your sample using our extensive analysis techniques.

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  1. Chloramphenicol
    Fera’s food safety experts can accurately identify Chloramphenicol within your food sample, and quantify the amount present. Chloramphenicol glucuronide can also be sought in selected tissues within your sample.
  2. Malachite Green, Crystal Violet, Leucomalachite Green, and Leucocrystal Violet (Combined Package)

    Fera’s specialist scientists in veterinary medicine residues conduct this test to highlight the levels of malachite green and crystal violet, and their metabolites leuco-malachite green and leuco-crystal violet, within your food samples. Fera can provide the evidence required by regulators to verify that the levels of both dyes within your food products are compliant.

  3. Avermectins
    The avermectins are a series of drugs used to treat parasitic worms. Fera food safety experts make use of innovative testing methods to highlight the levels of a comprehensive range of avermectins, within your food samples. We can also provide the evidence required by regulators to verify that the levels of avermectins within your food products are compliant.
  4. Nitrofurans
    Fera food safety experts are ideally suited to highlight and quantify a range of Nitrofurans within your food sample. Making use of extensive, industry accepted techniques our accurate results are invaluable when meeting regulations.
  5. Nitroimidazole
    Nitroimidazoles are a group of drugs that have both antiprotozoal and antibacterial activity and have been used, for example, to control histomoniasis (a protozoal infection) in poultry. In the EU they are prohibited from use as veterinary medicines.
  6. Dyes Screen
    This package screen by Fera contains a comprehensive range of dyes which have been known to be illegally employed as topical fungicides or acaracides in aquaculture.
  7. Multi-Residue Screen (Option 2)
    Within this multi-residue screen, Option 2, Fera food safety experts highlight the presence of over 70 veterinary medicines within one single screen. These analytes fall into the following main classes : Anthelmitics, Coccidiostats, and Sedatives.

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