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Delvo Delvotest SP-NT

Broad spectrum test ideal sensitivity for testing individual cows
Code: DELVO-SPNT
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  • Ideal sensitivity for testing individual cows.
  • Broad-spectrum: detects all 6 antibiotic groups.
  • Inexpensive.
  • The gold standard of antibiotic tests, used by NML and UK milk buyers.
  • By far the most widely used antibiotics test by UK dairy farmers.
  • Ensures milk is clear before returning to the bulk tank.
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Delvotest® SP-NT is an AOAC certified, broad-spectrum test that detects over 65 antibiotics with a fixed incubation time of 3 hours.  Increasingly, farmers use Delvotest® SP-NT routinely after treatment to ensure milk is safe, before returning it to the tank. Testing all post-treatment cows, and securing a clear result before resubmitting milk for sale, remains the best safeguard available to ensure the integrity of your milk. However, if you need to test your bulk tank regularly, use Delvotest® T

Benefits

  • Ideal sensitivity for testing individual cows.
  • Broad-spectrum: detects all 6 antibiotic groups.
  • Inexpensive.
  • The gold standard of antibiotic tests, used by NML and UK milk buyers.
  • By far the most widely used antibiotics test by UK dairy farmers.
  • Ensures milk is clear before returning to the bulk tank.

Others use Delvotest® SP-NT when:

  • Post-calving, after dry cow therapy.
  • Where cows calve earlier than expected.
  • After ‘Off-label use: when a standard antibiotic dose rate has been increased or when treatments are combined.
  • If treatment records are lost or confused.
  • ‘Batch testing’ cows to identify the source of an ‘unknown’ tank failure.

 

Antibiotic products commonly used on UK dairy farms: showing test sensitivities to those ingredients

Antibiotic Group Antibiotic Examples of branded products containing the antibiotic ingredient alone or in combination. MRL (EU)
(Unit: ppb)
Delvotest® SP-NT (Unit: ppb)
Beta-lactams Penicillins   Plates Ampoules
Amoxicillin Duphamox LA; Synulox 4 3 2
Ampicillin Duphacillin 4 2 2
Penicillin G Duphapen; TetraDelta; Ubro Red DC 4 2 2
Cloxacillin Kloxerate, Orbanin 30 12 12
Cephalosporins Cefalexin Ubrolexin 100 45 45
Cefalonium Cepravin DC 20 10 10
Cephapirin Mastiplan; Metricure 60 2 2
Ceftiofur Exenel (if used as directed, nil milk withdrawal) 100 20 20
Cefoperazone Pathocef 50 30 30
Cefquinome Cephaguard; Cobactan MC 20 75 65
Tetracyclines Oxytetracycline Engemycin LA; Terrramycin LA 100 250 300
Tetracycline   100 270 300
Sulfonamides Sulfadiazine Duphatrim IS; Norodine 24; Lactatrim MC 100 50 65
Macrolides Tylosin Tylan 200 50 40 35
Tilmicosin Mycotil 50 30 30
Aminoglycosides Kanamycin Ubrolexin 150 1700 1700
Neomycin Multiject IMM; TetraDelta 1500 190 115
DH Streptomycin TetraDelta; 200 700 700
Framycetin Sulp Ubro Red DC; Ubro Yellow MC; 1500 120 120
Other Trimethoprim Norodine , Lactatrim MC 50 160 160

Last updated October 2019

Note: 1. All readings at control times

Note: 2. A number of products contain more than one antibiotic ingredient – and test sensitivities to each ingredient may differ considerably. However, as long as the test being used is sensitive to at least one ingredient, the product will be detected.

Our standard delivery is next day (where products are available) Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays when you order by 3pm. Details of our returns and cancellation policy can be found under Section 10 of our Terms and Conditions. For more information please contact us on 01924 444 577 or email hello@gemscientific.co.uk

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