Nitrofurazone accumulates in avian eyes - a replacement for semicarbazide as a marker of abuse

K M Cooper, R J McCracken, D G Kennedy

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Intact nitrofurazone is present in whole eyes of chickens fed varying levels of this banned antibiotic and may therefore be used as an alternative to the controversial marker residue, semicarbazide, to monitor for abuse of this drug in primary production.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)824-827
Number of pages4
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005

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  • Analytical Chemistry

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