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Qualitative Animal Species Testing

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With qualitative Real-Time PCR, Eurofins laboratories can identify animal species at a very low limits of detection. Even in mixed products containing different animal or plant species Real-Time PCR is highly specific and sensitive. Validated and accredited methods for the identification of the following animal species are at your disposal:

  • Horse
  • Donkey
  • Pig
  • Cattle
  • Goat
  • Sheep
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Duck
  • Goose
  • Red Deer
  • Wild Boar
  • Water Buffalo/African Buffalo/Bison
  • Mammals and birds
  • Equidea (horse & donkey)
  • Highly sensitive test for pork in gelatin (LOD 0,1 - 1,0% pork gelatin in beef gelatin (w/w))

It should be noted, that other relevant topics according to the customer's demands can additionally be implemented.

Eurofins offers qualitative identification of animal species at a very short turn-around-time, even same-day reporting is possible.

In case you need to establish how much of a certain species is present a quantitative species identification may also be a fitting analysis. If you have any questions, please contact us.