Growth Inhibitors- Charm 3 SL-3- Milk and Dairy

Laboratory Fee Schedule

Procedure #:  MZZ0500A


Growth Inhibitors- Charm 3 SL-3- Milk and Dairy
Synonym(s): Charm SL-3; Charm 3
Requisition Form G-84; G-21; G-21 RR
Test Description Immunoreceptor assay utilizing Rapid One Step Assay (ROSA) lateral flow technology. Detects 6 Beta-Lactam Drugs. 
Pre-Approval Needed Regulatory
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A  
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Food
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing

Raw Cow Milk

Minimum Volume/Size Required

100 mL

Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping

•   Place milk sample in sterile zip-lock or whirlpack bag or other sterile plastic container.

•   Store on ice.  Must be kept between 0.0°C and 4.5°C.

Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling Sample Identification must match submission form.
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements

•   Ship samples on Ice and/or Ice Packs.

•   Samples must be shipped for overnight delivery.

•   Ship according to Dangerous Good Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.

Method FORM FDA/NCIMS 2400n-1: Charm® SL/SL3
Turn-around Time 4 Days


Common Causes for Rejection

•   Not collected by a Registered Sanitarian

•   Insuffiient quantity

•   Improperly stored

•   Failure to meet shipping guidelines

Additional Information N/A 

Last updated September 19, 2022