Application Note

Validation of the HistaStrip Test Kit for the detection of histamine in seafood and other food matrices


Histamine poisoning is the second leading cause of food-borne illness in the United States, accounting for nearly one in fifty of the total cases of food-borne illness in the US. PerkinElmer has developed the HistaStrip Test Kit to offer a convenient solution for quick, quantitative, field-based screening of histamine in seafood samples.