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Table 4 Detection capability for the selected antimicrobials

From: Primary validation of Charm II tests for the detection of antimicrobial residues in a range of aquaculture fish

FamilyCompoundEU-MRL (μg/kg)CCβ (μg/kg)No of samplesNo of positive samplesCounter results (cpm)% Detection of each antimicrobial
MeanMinMax
Tetracyclines (CP = 1514 cpm)Tetracycline100252020724650825100
Chlortetracycline10025212112009421421100
Oxytetracycline1001003131126910741460100
Macrolides (CP = 2118 cpm)Erythromycin A200100303016699541955100
Tilmicosin501002121156512212078100
Tylosin A1001002121144011031742100
β-Lactams (CP = 1530 cpm)Penicillin G5025222211759211421100
Ampicillin5050212110558371451100
Amoxicillin5050222211329081409100
Oxacillin3003002424128610821459100
Dicloxacillin30030022211186827183995.5
Cloxacillin30030020191143681154795.0
Aminoglycosides (CP = 3346 cpm)Streptomycin500252222242416423074100
Sulfonamides (CP = 1424 cpm)Sulfamethazine1002529281240813183196.6
Sulfadimethoxine100252020968737923100
Sulfamerazine100252121842716960100
Sulfadiazine1002520209487351361100
Sulfathiazole100252019989698178295.0