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BALLYA Metronidazole Test

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What is BALLYA Metronidazole Test?

BALLYA Metronidazole Test is manufactured by BALLYA, it’s rapid test for detection metronidazole residues in chicken liver, or pork, especially in pork. Lateral flow assay test base on the gold immunochromatography assay technology.
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What is Metronidazole?

Metronidazole mechanism of action

In addition to being used against trichomonas and amoeba, in recent years, it has been widely used against anaerobic infections. The nitro group of this product is reduced to an amino group in an anaerobic environment and shows anti-anaerobic bacteria, but it is ineffective against aerobic bacteria or facultative aerobic bacteria. It has a good antibacterial effect on the following anaerobic bacteria:
① Bacteroides, including Bacteroides fragilis;
② Fusobacterium;
③ Clostridium, including Tetanus;
④ Some Eubacteria;
⑤ Digestive cocci Streptococcus etc.

Metronidazole gel

How Metronidazole uses for?

Metronidazole indications

Mainly used to treat or prevent systemic or local infections caused by the above anaerobic bacteria, such as anaerobic infections in the abdominal cavity, digestive tract, female reproductive system, lower respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, etc. Meningitis, meningeal infections, and colitis caused by the use of antibiotics are also effective. Tetanus treatment is often combined with tetanus antitoxin (TAT). It can also be used for oral anaerobic infections.

Metronidazole dosage

Due to different dosage forms and specifications, please carefully read the drug instructions or follow the doctor's instructions.

What's Metronidazole side effect?

Gastrointestinal reactions are the most common, including nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal cramps, generally do not affect the treatment; neurological symptoms include headache, dizziness, occasional paresthesia, limb numbness, ataxia, polyneuritis, etc. Dose can cause convulsions. A few cases of urticaria, flushing, itching, cystitis, difficulty urinating, metallic taste in the mouth, and leukocytopenia are all reversible, and they recover after stopping the drug.

Metronidazole interactions

(1) This product can slow down the metabolism of oral anticoagulants (such as warfarin, etc.), and strengthen its role to prolong the prothrombin time.
(2) Cimetidine and other liver enzyme inducers can accelerate the elimination of this product and reduce its effectiveness.
(3) This product can inhibit acetaldehyde dehydrogenase, thus can strengthen the role of ethanol, leading to disulfide wake up reaction. Ethanol-containing beverages or medicines are prohibited during the medication period and within 1 week after withdrawal.

Metronidazole use as a veterinary medicine

Metronidazole for dogs

Metronidazole belongs to the class of nitroimidazole antibiotics, its main role is to treat trichomoniasis and anaerobic infections. If the dog is diagnosed with trichomoniasis and anaerobic infections, it can be used according to the dosage. Since metronidazole may cause neurological damage, it is not recommended for use if the above infection is not diagnosed.

Metronidazole for dogs dosage

The dosage of metronidazole for dogs is 20 to 40 mg, depending on the condition of the dog.

Metronidazole for dogs side effects

Metronidazole is an anti-inflammatory drug. It is generally used for infusion of water. You can take tablets. Loss of appetite, abdominal cramps. Nervous system symptoms include headache, dizziness, occasional paresthesia, limb numbness, ataxia, polyneuritis, etc. Large doses can cause convulsions.

Metronidazole in chicken farming

Metronidazole also has a good therapeutic effect on various anaerobic infections in chickens, and it is not easy to form drug-resistant strains, bacterial flora imbalances and double infections during treatment, and there is no antagonism when combined with commonly used antibiotics. These can effectively help us better use metronidazole to help us treat chicken diseases and reduce losses. Using metronidazole to treat trichomoniasis of laying hens is very effective. Mixing 0.88 grams of metronidazole per kilogram of feed, continuous use of several days can effectively treat this disease. For peritonitis of laying hens, we can use amoxicillin plus metronidazole to treat it. Add amoxicillin to the water when the chickens drink water, then add metronidazole to the laying hens' feed for one week to treat it A disease. For Vibrio hepatitis of laying hens, metronidazole can be added to the laying hen feed for about a week to cure the disease. Metronidazole has a great effect on chicken farmers.

What specimen can be detected by BALLYA Metronidazole Test?

Specimen include: chicken liver, or pork, etc. Widely used in chicken liver and pork industry.

Significance of testing Metronidazole

To protect human have health food and avoid contaminated food. The metronidazole is harmful for human being, can not take too much in body.

Component of BALLYA Metronidazole Test?

BALLYA Metronidazole Test, 25 cassettes
Sample Buffer, 1 vial
Mini Pipette (optional)
Disposable micropipette tips (optional)
Kit Instruction, 1pcs
Metronidazole Test

How to use BALLYA Metronidazole Test?

1. Take chicken liver specimen, or pork specimen and extrat supernatant
2. Add the supernatant to cassette
3. Wait for 15 minutes to result
4. The details of operation, refer to the kit instruction

Limitations of BALLYA Metronidazole Test?

BALLYA Metronidazole Test is a qualitative test kit. It’s only for screening purpose. If have positive cases or suspected case, maybe use other detection method to make a further detection, such as, ELISA, PCR, qPCR, etc.

Conclusion

Metronidazole has been widely used as an anabolic hormone in various industries. The big breeding industry deserves special attention. Pork and chicken provides people with rich nutrition, making it indispensable in daily life. The problem of metronidazole hormone residues in pork and chicken liver has always plagued people, so it is necessary to detect pork and chicken liver in time.
BALLYA Metronidazole Test provided by BALLYA can effectively and quickly detect the presence of metronidazole residues in chicken liver and pork. Not only the operation is simple, the test time is short, but the tester can get the test result in the first time.

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