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HistaStrip

The HistaStrip Test Kit is a convenient dipstick technology for the rapid visual detection of histamine in milk, seafood, fish meal, and fish sauce.

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Overview

  • Rapid and convenient procedure that takes only 4 minutes
  • Visual semi-quantitative test
  • Full quantitative results with reader

The HistaStrip Test Kit is a convenient dipstick technology for the rapid visual detection of histamine in a variety of sample types. The test strips can detect unsafe levels of histamine in only 4 minutes without the use of organic solvents or heating steps.

The HistaStrip test strips contain a pad embedded with enzyme that reacts specifically with histamine to reduce a dye indicator, producing a color change for easy visual interpretation of results. When the strips are dipped into samples containing histamine, the pad rapidly changes from white to a color designating the histamine concentration present in the food or drink. Detection capabilities using the strips are well below global action levels. The self-contained, visual test enables easy testing in and out of the laboratory.

The HistaStrip can also give full quantitative results using the QuickSTAR Horizon Strip Reader enabling the customer to determine exact levels of histamine in the sample and easily save data to a computer and quality assurance system.

This kit is manufactured to the international quality standard ISO 9001.

  • Detection Limit:
    • Seafood: 15-25 ppm
    • Milk: 6-10 ppm
    • Fish Sauce: 60-75 ppm
    • Fish Meal: 50 ppm

Specifications

Quantity in a Package Amount 96.0 Tests
Research Areas Food & Agriculture
Sample Type Milk, Seafood, Fish Meal, Fish Sauce
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Meat and Seafood Testing Solutions

Food testing labs like yours are constantly challenged with accurately analyzing samples quickly and efficiently - all while striving to reduce costs due to market forces. Your commitment to ensuring meat and seafood are safe for consumption, as demand increases, is an uphill battle.

Our commitment to you: to provide a range of solutions across multiple technologies, products, and services that meets or exceeds the testing needs of food processors. Our solutions offer more efficiency and increased accuracy and sensitivity for better yields in real time with minimal training.

From instrumentation and software to consumables and reagents to service and support, we are dedicated to providing you with end-to-end solutions that ease your everyday challenges of automation, throughput, service, and time to results.

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