Growth Inhibitors- Delvo- Milk and Dairy

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Procedure #:  MZZ0508A



Growth Inhibitors- Delvo- Milk and Dairy
Synonym(s): Delvo; DELVOTEST
Requisition Form G-84; G-21; G-21 RR
Test Description The DelvoTest® P 5 Pack is a microbial inhibition assay used to detect the presence of both beta lactam drug residues and non-beta lactam drug residues at or below regulatory levels in raw commingled bovine milk and pasteurized fluid milks.  This assay detects the following beta lactam drug residues: Ampicillin, Amoxicillin, Cephapirin and Penicillin G.
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/Goat Milk; Pasteurized Cow/Goat 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 Delvotest® P 5 Pack 2400b-3
Turn-around Time 4 Days


Causes for Rejection

•   insufficient specimen,

•   not collected by a Registered Sanitarian

•   improperly stored

•   failure to meet shipping guidelines

Additional Information N/A 

Last updated June 3, 2020