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Detection of low concentrations of ampicillin in milk

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Abstract

Ampicillin, a common antibiotic, is detected at trace concentrations in milk using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy in a microfluidic device, using less than 20 μL of sample, in 10 minutes, with minimal off-chip preparation. The device is configured so as to favor the interaction of the analyte with colloidal silver, and the optimization of the aggregation of the silver nanoparticles so as to increase the SERS intensity and the consequential sensitivity of analyte detection.

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The article was received on 01 May 2015, accepted on 06 Jun 2015 and first published on 09 Jun 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5AN00864F
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Citation: Analyst, 2015,140, 5003-5005
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    Detection of low concentrations of ampicillin in milk

    C. Andreou, R. Mirsafavi, M. Moskovits and C. D. Meinhart, Analyst, 2015, 140, 5003
    DOI: 10.1039/C5AN00864F

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