Chromatographic methods for tetracycline analysis in foods.

  title={Chromatographic methods for tetracycline analysis in foods.},
  author={Steven A. Barker and Calvin C. Walker},
  journal={Journal of chromatography},
  volume={624 1-2},
The tetracyclines have served for decades as an important class of antibiotics in food animal health and production. As such, they have also been a source of concern for residue monitoring authorities around the world. In response to this concern a number of microbial inhibition, immunoassay and bacterial receptor methods have evolved for the detection of this class of compounds in various foods of animal origin. However, these methods often lack specificity and are subject to false positive… CONTINUE READING