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iMethod™ Applications for food testing provide instant LC/MS/MS methods, enabling you to generate accurate and precise results faster. Simply download a lab-proven method from the web or a CD into Cliquid® Software and run your sample. All the instrument parameters are downloaded upon installation. Everything you need to immediately start running a test is included: sample preparation protocols, optimized MS and LC parameters, integration parameters, reporting templates, and documentation.
Screening of antibiotics in kidney juice, serum, milk, and honey
This iMethod™ Application can screen seven classes of antibiotics: beta-lactam, tetracycline, sulfonamide, macrolide, amphenicol, fluoroquinolone, and flunixin. In this approach, two acquisition methods are used to achieve maximum sensitivity with 24 compounds screened in positive ion mode and seven compounds screened in negative ion mode. This iMethod™ Application also includes an MRM catalogue of up to three transitions per compound for the creation of customized screening or quantification tests.
Example protocols are included for sample preparation from beef kidney juice or serum; samples are generally prepared by homogenization, extraction with acetonitrile, solid phase extraction, centrifugation, and filtration. Additional procedures are provided for milk and honey. A methanol/water gradient with formic acid is used for sample separation by HPLC on a Phenomenex Gemini C18 column. More in-depth sample preparation and instrument configurations are included with this iMethod™ Application upon purchase.
The iMethod™ Application for antibiotic screening is configured for the SCIEX 4000 QTRAP® LC/MS/MS System, utilizing an MRM-triggered, full-scan approach that can be coupled to a library for confirmation. Please note that the antibiotic screening library containing 139 common antibiotics and their metabolites is sold separately from this iMethod™ Application.
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