Antimicrobial tests - Food Standards Code Standard 1.4.2

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Seafood/fish antimicrobial tests
– Food Standards Code Standard 1.4.2
GroupVeterinary compound
Malachite green
  • Malachite green
  • Leucomalachite green
Nitrofurans
  • Furaltadone
  • Furazolidone
  • Nitrofurantoine
  • Nitrofurazone
Fluoroquinolones
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Enrofloxacin
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Levofloxacin
  • Moxifloxacin
  • Norfloxacin
  • Ofloxacin
  • Sarafloxacin
Quinolones
  • Flumequine
  • Oxolinic acid

List of fish identified as species targeted for antimicrobial residue analysis:
Family name Common nameGenus (scientific) name
AnguillidaeEel – European / Japanese/ AmericanAnguilla spp.
SynbrancidaeAsian swamp eelMonopterus spp.
PangasiidaeBasa (Catfish - giant/pangas/striped/shark)Pangasius spp.
AriidaeCatfish – numerous speciesArius spp.
ClariidaeMudfish / catfishClarias spp.
IctaluridaeChannel catfish / Black bullheadIctalurus spp.
PlotosidaeEel tailed catfishTandanus spp.
SiluridaeAmur / Japanese catfishSilurus spp.
ChannidaeSnakehead / MudfishChanna spp.
CichlidaeTilapiaOreochromis spp.
Sarotherodon spp.
Tilapia spp.
CyprinidaeCrucian carpCarassius carassius
Catla / Indian carpCatla spp.
Carp – Mrigal / MudCirrhinus spp.
Grass carpCtenopharyngodon  idellus
Carp - European / CommonCyprinus carpio
Carp – Bighead / SilverHypophthalmichthys spp.
Rohu labeo / Orangefin labeoLabeo spp.
DaceLeuciscus spp.
Black carpMylopharyngodon piceus
Latidae Barramundi​Lates calcarifer
Nile perchLates niloticus
SalmonidaeSalmon – Atlantic / Sea / Danube / Pacific
Trout - various
Salmo salar
Salmo trutta
Oncorhychus spp.
Arctic charSalvelinus alpinus
Meat antimicrobial tests
– Food Standards Code Standard 1.4.2

Group

Veterinary compound

Fluoroquinolones

  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Enrofloxacin
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Levofloxacin
  • Moxifloxacin
  • Norfloxacin
  • Ofloxacin
  • Sarafloxacin

Cephalosporins

  • Ceftiofur

Streptogramins

  • Virginiamycin
Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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