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Application Note: Multiclass Residue Analysis of Veterinary Drugs in Pork and Hen Eggs Using an Agilent Ultivo Triple Quadrupole LC/MS System
16 May 2018

Veterinary drugs, consisting mainly of antimicrobials and hormones, have been widely used to treat or prevent diseases and enhance growth and feed efficiency. There have been world-wide concerns that veterinary drug residues remain in the products of animal origin at the time of consumption that can cause allergic reactions and antibiotic resistance. To protect public health, the US FDA published final rules to regulate antimicrobial drug usage with the Veterinary Feed Directive in June 2015. In this application note discover how the Ulitvo Triple Quadropole LC/MS System can be used to carry out multiclass residue analysis of veterinary drugs in meat products.