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  • SNAPshot DSR Reader - Dairy Testing
    display in any of these languages English French German Spanish Italian Portuguese Chinese Japanese Simplifies data transfer to your PC Run your SNAPshot DSR Reader from a PC in the quality control lab Quickly download store and analyse test results Use a PC keyboard to input data and customise reports Read store and share results when performing trace backs Print directly to your PC printer when you need a paper trail Learn more about SNAPconnect software For information or to order Call IDEXX Technical Services 00800 727 43399 Product Information Product Title SNAPshot DSR Reader Part number 98 13381 00 reader Availability Worldwide Product Title SNAPshot DSR Reader Check Set Part number 87 14761 00 check set Availability Worldwide Product Title SNAPshot Printer Part number 98 09414 01 printer 115 v Availability USA and Canada Product Title SNAPshot Printer Part number 98 09415 00 printer 220 v Availability Outside the USA and Canada Product Title SNAPshot Printer Accessory Pack Part number 4191 printer accessory pack Availability Worldwide Related Products SNAPconnect software IDEXX SNAP tests All accessories Resources SNAPshot DSR Reader Manual SNAPconnect Software Operator s Guide IDEXX SNAP Test Protocol SNAPshot DSR Reader product information All resources Questions and Answers about the SNAPshot DSR Reader Is the SNAPshot DSR Reader approved for NCIMS testing of SNAP tests Yes the SNAPshot DSR Reader is approved for National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments NCIMS testing Do I have to use a reader No the SNAP test can be read visually However in the United States certified laboratories that test milk under NCIMS guidelines are required to use a reader We recommend contacting your state laboratory evaluating officer LEO for guidance Is the SNAPshot DSR Reader approved by the FDA Yes the SNAPshot DSR Reader has received FDA approval PDF Contact Customer Service for more information 1 800 321 0207 Does the SNAPshot DSR Reader have a printer The SNAPshot DSR Reader does not have a built in printer but you can attach a printer You can purchase a printer through IDEXX 115 volt printer Part No 98 09414 01 220 volt printer Part No 98 09415 00 Printers come fully equipped and ready to use with the SNAPshot DSR Reader Can I use my SNAPshot Reader printer with the SNAPshot DSR Reader Yes the SNAPshot Reader printer will work with the SNAPshot DSR Reader Contact IDEXX if you need to order a power supply for the printer 115 volt printer Part No 98 09457 00 includes power supply and power cord 220 volt printer Part No 98 09457 00 includes power supply and power cord Which tests can be read with the SNAPshot DSR Reader The SNAPshot DSR Reader can read all IDEXX Dairy SNAP tests Do check sets have an expiration date Yes Contact IDEXX Technical Services 1 800 321 0207 to order replacements back to the top Questions and Answers about Ordering and Shipping How can I order from IDEXX You can place your order with our Customer Service department

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  • SNAPTest Protocols - Dairy Testing
    sample SNAPduo Beta Tetra ST Test instructions Availability Distribution Outside USA and Canada Only Before you begin Work space must be clean and free of drug residues Make sure conjugate pellet is at the bottom of the sample tube If it is not tap tube gently to return pellet to the bottom Agitate the milk sample thoroughly Notes Accurate timing is essential Do not use a SNAP test after its expiration date Refer to package insert for complete instructions Printable Resources SNAPduo Beta Tetra ST Test insert Show detail Hide detail Step 1 Prepare sample Using pipette draw up milk to indicator line 450 μL 50 μL Add milk to sample tube Gently shake tube side to side 3 4 times to dissolve reagent pellet Show detail Hide detail Step 2 Run test Within 15 seconds of mixing sample pour entire contents of sample tube into sample well of SNAP device As the edge of the activation circle begins to disappear press down firmly until you hear a distinct snap If activation takes more than 60 seconds result may be inaccurate Time for 6 minutes Show detail Hide detail Step 3 Read results Read results either visually or using the SNAPshot DSR Reader Both Negative Both sample spots 2 3 darker than or equal to control spot 1 No residues detected Both Positive Both sample spots 2 3 lighter than control spot 1 Both residues detected Tetra Positive Beta Negative Tetra spot 2 lighter than control spot 1 Beta spot 3 darker than or equal to control spot 1 Tetra residue detected Tetra Negative Beta Positive Tetra spot 2 darker than or equal to control spot 1 Beta spot 3 lighter than control spot 1 Beta residue detected A slow flow rate may be caused by a thick sample or by using less than 450 μL of sample SNAPduo Beta Tetra Test instructions Availability Distribution Outside USA and Canada Only Before you begin Work space must be clean and free of drug residues Preheat heater block to 45 C 5 C 113 F 9 F Place SNAP device on heater block leave on heater block for duration of test Make sure conjugate pellet is at the bottom of the sample tube If it is not tap tube gently to return pellet to the bottom Agitate the milk sample thoroughly Notes Accurate incubation times and temperatures are essential Do not use a SNAP test after its expiration date Refer to package insert for complete instructions Printable Resources SNAPduo Beta Tetra Test insert Show detail Hide detail Step 1 Prepare sample Using pipette draw up milk to indicator line 450 μL 50 μL Add milk to sample tube Gently shake tube side to side 3 4 times to dissolve reagent pellet Place tube on heater block and incubate for 5 minutes Show detail Hide detail Step 2 Run test Pour entire contents of sample tube into sample well of SNAP device As the edge of the activation circle begins to disappear press down firmly until you hear a distinct snap If activation takes more than 60 seconds result may be inaccurate Incubate device for 4 minutes Show detail Hide detail Step 3 Read results Read results within 30 seconds after incubation either visually or using the SNAPshot DSR Reader Both Negative Both sample spots 2 3 darker than or equal to control spot 1 No residues detected Both Positive Both sample spots 2 3 lighter than control spot 1 Both residues detected Tetra Positive Beta Negative Tetra spot 2 lighter than control spot 1 Beta spot 3 darker than or equal to control spot 1 Tetra residue detected Tetra Negative Beta Positive Tetra spot 2 darker than or equal to control spot 1 Beta spot 3 lighter than control spot 1 Beta residue detected NCIMS certified laboratories must use a calibrated pipette A slow flow rate may be caused by a thick sample or by using less than 450 μL of sample SNAP Tetracycline Test instructions Availability Distribution USA and Canada Before you begin Work space must be clean and free of drug residues Preheat heater block to 45 C 5 C 113 F 9 F Place SNAP device on heater block leave on heater block for duration of test Make sure conjugate pellet is at the bottom of the sample tube If it is not tap tube gently to return pellet to the bottom Agitate the milk sample thoroughly Notes Accurate incubation times and temperatures are essential Do not use a SNAP test after its expiration date Refer to package insert for complete instructions Printable Resources SNAP Tetracycline Test insert Show detail Hide detail Step 1 Prepare sample Using pipette draw up milk to indicator line 450 μL 50 μL Add milk to sample tube Gently shake tube side to side 3 4 times to dissolve reagent pellet Place tube on heater block and incubate for 5 minutes Show detail Hide detail Step 2 Run test Pour entire contents of sample tube into sample well of SNAP device As the edge of the activation circle begins to disappear press down firmly until you hear a distinct snap If activation takes more than 60 seconds result may be inaccurate Incubate device for 4 minutes Show detail Hide detail Step 3 Read results Read results within 30 seconds after incubation either visually or using the SNAPshot DSR Reader Negative Sample spot 2 is darker than or equal to control spot 1 No drug residue detected Positive Sample spot 2 is lighter than control spot 1 Drug residue detected NCIMS certified laboratories must use a calibrated pipette A slow flow rate may be caused by a thick sample or by using less than 450 μL of sample SNAP Sulphamethazine Test instructions Availability Distribution USA and Canada Before you begin Work space must be clean and free of drug residues Preheat heater block to 45 C 5 C 113 F 9 F Place SNAP device on heater block leave on heater block for duration of

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  • Preventing Antibiotic Residues in Milk - Dairy Testing
    News IDEXX Dairy News Regulatory Updates Get the latest industry news regulatory updates and resources to keep you informed Home Dairy Testing Training Contact Us Contact IDEXX Dairy Customer Support Australia New Zealand Head Office IDEXX Laboratories Unit 20 38 46 South Street Rydalmere NSW 2116 Australia Tel AU 1300 44 33 99 Tel NZ 0800 102 084 Fax AU 1800 634 409 Fax NZ 0800 448 443 Or complete and submit the online enquiry form To learn more about IDEXX products and services please contact a Representative nearest you Quick Links Certificates of Analysis Training Videos Dairy News and Regulatory Updates IDEXX SNAP Testing Accessories Safety Data Sheets SDS Reference Library IDEXX Dairy Resource Library Preventing Antibiotic Residues in Milk Guidelines to help keep milk free of antibiotic residues Prevent disease to minimise the use of antibiotics Maintain good herd health use best management practices for animal husbandry Diagnose sick animals early and accurately take immediate action Practice farm and herd biosecurity Mark and separate treated cows from the milking herd Follow directions on drug and medicated feed labels Note whether drug is approved for lactating cows Follow instructions for treatment dosage frequency and route of administration Follow label directions for medicated feed and never use feed intended for other livestock Adhere to recommended milk withholding time If you treat cows off label test all off label treated cows before putting them back into the milking line Withholding times for off label treatments are unknown Test all dry treated cows especially those that freshen early before putting them back into the milking line Dry cow treatments last longer Keep good treatment records Make one person responsible for treating cows and monitoring records Record the following ID numbers of treated cows Dates and times of treatment The antibiotic used its

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  • SNAP Tests Use ELISA Technology - Dairy Testing
    Beta Tetra ST SNAP Tetracycline SNAP Aflatoxin M1 SNAP Gentamicin SNAP Sulphamethazine SNAP Melamine Accessories IDEXX Dairy Product Accessories Learn more about the SNAPshot DSR Reader heaters and quality control products Training IDEXX Dairy Product Training Learn about how contamination occurs when why to test and how to use SNAP products News IDEXX Dairy News Regulatory Updates Get the latest industry news regulatory updates and resources to keep you informed Home Dairy Testing Tests Contact Us Contact IDEXX Dairy Customer Support Australia New Zealand Head Office IDEXX Laboratories Unit 20 38 46 South Street Rydalmere NSW 2116 Australia Tel AU 1300 44 33 99 Tel NZ 0800 102 084 Fax AU 1800 634 409 Fax NZ 0800 448 443 Or complete and submit the online enquiry form To learn more about IDEXX products and services please contact a Representative nearest you Quick Links Certificates of Analysis Training Videos Dairy News and Regulatory Updates IDEXX SNAP Testing Accessories Safety Data Sheets SDS Reference Library IDEXX Dairy Resource Library SNAP Tests Use ELISA Technology Inside the tough plastic shell of every IDEXX SNAP device is a sophisticated scientific test called an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay ELISA Tests based on the ELISA method

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  • Troubleshooting SNAP Test Results - Dairy Testing
    SNAP test read the information below for help and then rerun the test No Colour or Poor Colour Development Test may not have been pre spotted Pellet in tube may have been stuck at the top and discarded inadvertently Heater may not have been at the correct temperature 45 C 5 C Does not apply to ST products Sample may not have been incubated for the full incubation time Does not apply to ST products SNAP device may not have remained on the heater for the full colour development time Does not apply to ST products SNAP device may have been pre snapped or not completely snapped Rerun the test High Background Colour Heater temperature may have been above 50 C Does not apply to ST products Sample may have been spilled onto the results window when it was poured into the sample well SNAP device may have been activated snapped late SNAP device may not have been fully activated fully snapped Rerun the test Poor Spot Quality or Streaking Abnormal looking milk may have been used or the sample may have been too thick to flow SNAP device may have been activated too early or too late Air temperature may have been too hot or too cold please refer to product insert for specific requirements Heater may not have been at the correct temperature 45 C 5 C Does not apply to ST products Pellet in sample tube may have been hydrated this is often caused by removing the tube from the foil pack too soon Do not remove test materials from the foil pack until you are ready to run test SNAP device may not have been fully activated snapped SNAP device may not have remained on the heater for the full colour development time See product specific

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  • Filta-Max water testing product information
    sampling the foam is decompressed enabling the captured organisms to be recovered by a simple washing and concentration procedure Superior Performance Consistently recovers high numbers of target organisms High volumes of both finished water up to and above 1000 litres and raw water up to 50 litres can be filtered to provide greater sensitivity Samples can be concentrated to 25ml without centrifugation The filter operates at sampling flow rates of up to 4 litres per minute Respected US EPA Method 1623 and UK DWI approved More Cryptosporidium and Giardia tests are done worldwide using the Filta Max system than all other filtration technologies combined Resource List Cryptosporidium Recovery Using Filta Max and Competitive Methods Evaluation of Filta Max Using Drinking Waters Recovery of Cryptosporidium Oocysts from Small and Large Water Samples Using Filta Max US EPA Approval of Filta Max xpress Under Methods 1622 and 1623 Product Information Sample sizes Up to 50 litres raw water up to and above 1 000 litres finished water Time to process 15 minutes per sample Shelf life Filter modules have a shelf life of 12 months Storage Store in a dry place between 16 24⁰C and keep away from direct sunlight Uses Capture and recovery of Cryptosporidium and Giardia using a capture concentration system How Filta Max works The Filta Max module comprises multiple layers of open cell foam discs that are compressed to create a filter with a nominal pore size to effectively trap Cryptosporidium and Giardia After sampling the filter is processed by releasing the compression of the foam discs and washing enabling all captured material to be recovered It is a simple yet extremely efficient system Filtration To sample the filter module is placed in a reusable housing which is attached to the required sampling source A head pressure of 0 5 Bar 7 5 psi is required to create a flow and the recommended operating pressure is 5 Bar 75 psi This pressure will create a flow rate of 4 litres per minute which is particularly beneficial when sampling large volumes of water Recovery After filtration the module is removed from the housing and placed in the wash station IDEXX provides both an automatic wash station and a manual version The foam discs are decompressed by removing a bolt in the module and then washed with an elution buffer using expansion compression cycles The volume of buffer is then reduced to between 25 and 50 ml by concentrating through a membrane negating the need for high volume centrifugation View Print Filta Max Procedure Learn how to use Filta Max A step by step guide to using Filta Max Show detail Hide detail Filta Max Instruction Step 1 Connect the housing to the required water source for sampling Step 2 Remove the filter module from the housing Step 3 Place the module in a wash station and wash with elution buffer Step 4 Concentrate the wash buffer using a 3 µm membrane Step 5 Repeat steps 3 and 4 to

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  • Colilert water testing product information
    hours Shelf life 100 ml format up to 12 months at 2 30 C 10 ml format up to 15 months at 2 30 C Read Sample turns yellow when coliforms are present and fluoresces to indicate the presence of E coli Uses Presence absence or quantification using IDEXX Quanti Tray Quanti Tray 2000 Snap packs for 100 ml water samples 20 test pack WP020I 100 test pack No WP100I 200 test pack No WP200I Screw capped test tubes for 10 ml samples 100 test pack No W100I 200 test pack No W200I How Colilert works Colilert uses the patented Defined Substrate Technology DST to simultaneously detect total coliforms and E coli Two nutrient indicators ONPG and MUG are the major sources of carbon in Colilert and can be metabolised by the coliform enzyme β galactosidase and the E coli enzyme β glucuronidase respectively As coliforms grow in Colilert they use β galactosidase to metabolise ONPG and change it from colourless to yellow E coli use β glucuronidase to metabolise MUG and create fluorescence Since most non coliforms do not have these enzymes they are unable to grow and interfere The few non coliforms that do have these enzymes are selectively suppressed by Colilert s specifically formulated matrix This approach is different from traditional media which provide a nutrient rich environment that supports the growth of both target organisms and non targets When non targets grow and mimic target organisms false positives occur Growth of non targets can also suppress target organisms and give false negatives in traditional media To suppress non targets traditional media often include high levels of salts detergents or other selective agents that may inadvertently suppress target organisms and give further false negatives All IDEXX DST reagents can be used in a presence absence P A vessel Quanti Tray or Quanti Tray 2000 Only IDEXX reagents are approved for use with Quanti Tray and Quanti Tray 2000 View Print Colilert Procedure Learn how to use Colilert Learn how to use Quanti Tray Learn how to use Quanti Tray 2000 A step by step guide to using Colilert Show detail Hide detail Presence Absence P A and Quantification Instruction Presence Absence P A Quantification Step 1 Add reagent to sample and incubate at 35 0 5 C for 24 hours Step 1 Add reagent to sample Step 2 Read results Colourless negative Yellow total coliforms Yellow fluorescent E coli Step 2 Pour into Quanti Tray counts from 1 200 or Quanti Tray 2000 counts from 1 2 419 Step 3 Seal in Quanti Tray Sealer and place in 35 0 5 C incubator for 24 hours in other countries the temperature requirement may be different per regulatory requirements View the faecal coliform procedure Step 4 Quanti Tray Read results Yellow wells total coliforms Yellow fluorescent wells E coli Count positive wells and refer to MPN table Quanti Tray 2000 Read results Yellow wells total coliforms Yellow fluorescent wells E coli Count positive wells and refer to MPN

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  • Colilert 250 water testing product information
    filters or heterotrophic interference Quality Control QC procedure can be done in 15 minutes Rapid Less than 1 minute of hands on time Detects coliforms and E coli simultaneously in 24 hours or less No glassware cleaning or colony counting Accurate Suppresses up to 2 million heterotrophs per 100 ml and 5 million per 250 ml Eliminates the subjective interpretation found in traditional methods Detects a single viable coliform or E coli per sample Economical Minimises evening and weekend work Up to 12 month shelf life at room temperature Resource List Colilert 250 Procedure How Colilert 250 works Colilert 250 uses the patented Defined Substrate Technology DST to simultaneously detect total coliforms and E coli Two nutrient indicators ONPG and MUG are the major sources of carbon in Colilert and can be metabolised by the coliform enzyme β galactosidase and the E coli enzyme β glucuronidase respectively As coliforms grow in Colilert 250 they use β galactosidase to metabolise ONPG and change it from colourless to yellow E coli use β glucuronidase to metabolise MUG and create fluorescence Since most non coliforms do not have these enzymes they are unable to grow and interfere The few non coliforms that do have these enzymes are selectively suppressed by Colilert 250 s specifically formulated matrix This approach is different from traditional media which provide a nutrient rich environment that supports the growth of both target organisms and non targets When non targets grow and mimic target organisms false positives occur Growth of non targets can also suppress target organisms and give false negatives in traditional media To suppress non targets traditional media often include high levels of salts detergents or other selective agents which may inadvertently suppress target organisms and give further false negatives View Print Colilert 250 Procedure A two step guide to using Colilert 250 Show detail Hide detail Presence Absence P A Instruction Presence Absence P A Step 1 Add reagent to sample and incubate at 36 C 2 C for 24 hours Step 2 Read results Colourless negative Yellow total coliforms Yellow fluorescent E coli Frequently asked questions and answers What are the recommended storage conditions Store at 2 30 C and away from light What is the Colilert 250 comparator The Colilert 250 comparator is a liquid color and fluorescence reference Its purpose is to assist in distinguishing a minimal positive from a negative test result How do you use the Colilert 250 comparator At 24 28 hours any yellow color or fluorescence equal to or greater than the comparator is considered a positive test result What should the color and consistency of the Colilert 250 powder be The Colilert 250 reagent powder should be dry free flowing and white to off white in colour Any concerns about the colour of the powder or integrity should be directed to IDEXX Technical Service Can Colilert 250 samples be read after 24 hours Yes if they are negative If an inoculated Colilert 250 sample is inadvertently incubated over 28

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