BetaStar® S 4D is an assay for the rapid detection of beta-lactam, tetracycline, streptomycin, and chloramphenicol antibiotics in raw, commingled cow milk at or below established Eurasian Customs Union Maximum Residue Limits (MRL). BetaStar S 4D is a reader based test designed to work with the Raptor® Integrated Analysis Platform and other AccuScan readers.
Specifications
Analyte Beta-lactams, Tetracyclines, Streptomycin, Chloramphenicol
Approvals
  • ILVO
  • GOST
Brand BetaStar®
Platform Lateral Flow
Quantity per Package 50 tests
Result Type Qualitative
Time to Result 10 Minutes

The BetaStar S 4D 50 kit contains:

  1. 50 test strips
  2. 50 sample tubes
  3. 50 disposable 400 μL poly-pipettes
  4. 1/5 Positive Control packs

The BetaStar S 4D Raptor 100 kit contains:

  1. 100 test strips
  2. 100 disposable Raptor cartridges
  3. 100 disposable 400 μL poly-pipettes
  4. 2 Positive Control packs
  1. Raptor Integrated Analysis System (Neogen item number: 9680

The sample is wicked through a reagent zone, which contains antibodies and receptors conjugated to colloidal gold particles. If beta-lactams, tetracyclines, chloramphenicol or streptomycin are present, they will be captured by their particle-antibody complex. The drug-antibody-particle complex then is wicked onto a membrane, which contains a separate zone for each drug conjugated to a protein carrier. These independent zones capture any uncomplexed drug antibody, allowing the particles to concentrate and form a visible line. As the level of a particular drug in the sample increases, free drug molecules will complex with the antibody-gold particles. This allows less antibody-gold to be captured in the test zones. Therefore, as the concentration of a drug in the sample increases, the test line density decreases. The membrane also contains a control zone where an immune complex present in the reagent zone is captured by an antibody, forming a visible line. The control line will always form regardless of the presence of the drug, ensuring the strip is functioning properly.

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