In the average food production site, one sees few advanced techniques used to screen pathogens, such as Salmonella, or chemical contaminants, such as residues of sulphonamides. This may change as new and innovative affinity assays become available, offering rapid and cost-effective diagnostic tools to detect these microbials and chemicals contaminants.
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Keywords: Salmonella, sulphonamides, diognostic tools, contaminants, Elisa, surfase plasmon resonance, SPR biosensors