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SURVEILLANCE OF IMPORTED FISH AND SHELLFISH FOR THE PRESENCE AND IDENTIFICATION OF HYDROPHILLIC AND LIPOPHILIC TOXINS (C - FS2842

Description
Continuation of FS2819 following trasfer of CSL Torry to Marine LABORATORY. Samples of imported fish will be obtained from Billinsgate and PHAs and tested by Mouse bioassay, HPLC and immunoassay for ciguatera toxins. Shellfish samples will be tested for PSP and DSP by mouse bioassay
Objective
To provide data for final assessment which would indicate whther thee was a need for legislation to test imports for algal toxins. To provide evaluation data for an immunoassay test for ciguatera not previously used in UK To provide HPLC profiles of fish samples which have been shown to be positive for the presence of ciguatera toxin by either mouse bioassay immuno assay or both To produce a final report
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1996

To: 1997

Cost: £10,325
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Marine Laboratory - Aberdeen
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