BALLYA Polymyxin B Test

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What is BALLYA Polymyxin B Test?

BALLYA Polymyxin B Test is manufactured by BALLYA, it’s rapid test for detection Polymyxin B residues in feed product and food, especially in feed. Lateral flow assay test base on the gold immunochromatography assay technology.
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What is Polymyxin B and how does it work?

Pharmacological effects of polymyxin B

It has antibacterial effect on Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Gram-negative bacteria such as Haemophilus, Enterobacter, Salmonella, Shigella, Pertussis, Pasteurella and Vibrio. Proteus, Neisseria, Serratia, Providencia, Gram-positive bacteria and obligate anaerobes are not sensitive to this class of drugs. Bacteria have cross-resistance between this product and polymyxin E, but there is no cross-resistance between this class of drugs and other antibacterial drugs.

What is Polymyxin B used for?

Clinical effect

Its antibacterial spectrum and clinical application are similar to polymyxin E, and it can inhibit gram-negative bacilli, such as Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Para Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acidophilus, Pertussis and Shigella, etc. Or bactericidal effect. Clinically, it is mainly used for infections caused by sensitive bacteria and urinary system infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, as well as infections of the eyes, trachea, meningitis, sepsis, burns, and skin and mucous membrane infections.

It is mainly used for infections of wounds, urinary tract, eyes, ears, and trachea caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other pseudomonas. It can also be used for sepsis and peritonitis.

Polymyxin b sulfate

This medication is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye (such as blepharitis, conjunctivitis). It contains 2 kinds of antibiotics. Polymyxin B works by killing bacteria. Trimethoprim works by preventing the growth of bacteria.

This medication can only treat bacterial eye infections. It is not suitable for other types of eye infections. Unnecessary use or abuse of any antibiotic may cause its effectiveness to decrease.

Please follow the doctor's advice for specific usage and dosage, please do not use it without authorization!

What are the side effects of Polymyxin B?

1. The side effects of oral or local administration are small, because it can not be absorbed, there is no irritation. Large doses can cause gastrointestinal reactions such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
2. Large doses can cause kidney damage and nervous system dysfunction, such as numbness and edema around the mouth, and severe cases can cause respiratory depression.

Precautions for use of Polymyxin B

(1) Damage to the kidneys is more common, and patients with renal insufficiency should reduce the dose.
(2) Intravenous injection may cause respiratory depression and is generally not used.
(3) The amount of intrathecal injection should not exceed 5 mg once to prevent irritation to the meninges or nerve tissue.
(4) It should not be combined with other drugs with nephrotoxicity or neuromuscular blockade to avoid accidents.

Polymyxin B use as a veterinary medicine

It is mainly used to treat intestinal infections caused by Gram-negative bacilli (E. coli, etc.), and it is also effective against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections (septicemia, urinary tract infections, burns or traumatic wound infections).

Usage and dosage

Oral dose per 1 kg body weight of calves, piglets 1.5~5 mg unit, poultry 3~8 mg unit 1~2 per day
Mixed feeding: 5-40g calves per 1,000 kg feed, 2-20g germanium for young pigs, 2-20g chickens (calculated as colistin).
Mixed drinking: 40~100 mg per IL water pig and 20~60 mg (calculated as colistin) for continuous use for no more than 7 days.

Withdrawal period is 7 days for pigs and chickens.

Please follow the veterinarian's recommendations for specific usage and dosage.

What specimen can be detected by BALLYA Polymyxin B Test?

Specimen include: all kinds of feeds and food. Widely used in feed industry and food processing industry.
You can choose the right products according to your needs.

Significance of testing Polymyxin B

To protect the animal have health feed, food and avoid contaminated food. The Polymyxin B is harmful for animal being, can not take too much in the body.

Component of BALLYA Polymyxin B Test?

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

How to use BALLYA Polymyxin B Test?

1. Take feed or food specimen
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 Polymyxin B Test?

BALLYA Polymyxin B 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.


As a pharmaceutical feed additive, Polymyxin B can significantly promote weight gain and increase feed conversion rate, and is widely used in the field of livestock and poultry breeding. However, many people do not pay attention to the dosage and usage of Polymyxin B, which leads to the residue of Polymyxin B in food. Polymyxin B is harmful to the human body and should be avoided as much as possible.
The BALLYA Polymyxin B Test provided by BALLYA can effectively detect the Polymyxin B in the samples. Simple operation, short detection time and high accuracy are the characteristics of this product.

Where to buy BALLYA Polymyxin B Test?

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