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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 GroupAntibioticExamples of branded products containing the antibiotic ingredient alone or in combination.MRL (EU)
(Unit: ppb)
Delvotest® SP-NT (Unit: ppb)
Beta-lactamsPenicillins PlatesAmpoules
AmoxicillinDuphamox LA; Synulox432
AmpicillinDuphacillin422
Penicillin GDuphapen; TetraDelta; Ubro Red DC422
CloxacillinKloxerate, Orbanin301212
CephalosporinsCefalexinUbrolexin1004545
CefaloniumCepravin DC201010
CephapirinMastiplan; Metricure6022
CeftiofurExenel (if used as directed, nil milk withdrawal)1002020
CefoperazonePathocef503030
CefquinomeCephaguard; Cobactan MC207565
TetracyclinesOxytetracyclineEngemycin LA; Terrramycin LA100250300
Tetracycline 100270300
SulfonamidesSulfadiazineDuphatrim IS; Norodine 24; Lactatrim MC1005065
MacrolidesTylosinTylan 200504035
TilmicosinMycotil503030
AminoglycosidesKanamycinUbrolexin15017001700
NeomycinMultiject IMM; TetraDelta1500190115
DH StreptomycinTetraDelta;200700700
Framycetin SulpUbro Red DC; Ubro Yellow MC;1500120120
OtherTrimethoprimNorodine , Lactatrim MC50160160

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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