Randox Food Diagnostics recently launched an array-based test for coccidiostats in poultry meat and eggs.

Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease that is treated by inserting prophylactic antiprotozoal drugs, called coccidiostats, in feed, Randox said. However, this increases the chances of residues being retained in poultry meat or eggs. To reduce the risk of toxicity to consumers, regulatory authorities have set maximum residue limits, and recommend a withdrawal period prior to slaughter.

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