Randox InfiniPlex for milk BAT method using the Evidence Investigator is a possible option that can provide a single analysis to screen for all currently monitored residues covered under legislation. This method screens for in excess of 120 drug residues, including antibiotics and growth promoters. Technologies like this are essential in an emerging and demanding market where consumer health is of paramount importance.
Treacy is the senior laboratory analyst in the Forensics Laboratory at the Irish Equine Centre. Reach her at ATreacy@irishequinecentre.ie.
Professor Tom Buckley, MSc., FIBMS, FAMLS (firstname.lastname@example.org), the department head for Microbiology and Forensics at the Irish Equine Centre, contributed to this article.