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1st April 2014  Content supplied by: www.rapidmicrobiology.com

Endotoxin Detection Methods for Pharmaceuticals


Endotoxins (also called pyrogens) are found in the cell walls of Gram -ve bacteria, they are heat stable toxins that can affect mammals even in small doses. The most commonly used approach now is a Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate or LAL test.

This guide to endotoxin testing reviews the various techniques for the Bacterial Endotoxin Test or BET together with a list of suppliers of LAL Gel-Clot reagents, LAL Chromogenic reagents, LAL Turbidimetric reagents, Pyrogen-free laboratory disposables and instrumentation for high through put such as contract testing service laboratories.

Click here to visit Guide to Endotoxin Detection Methods.


    

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Date Published: 1st April 2014

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