Determination of Ochratoxin A in Rye and Rye-Based Products by Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay
AbstractA rapid fluorescence polarization immunoassay (FPIA) was optimized and validated for the determination of ochratoxin A (OTA) in rye and rye crispbread. Samples were extracted with a mixture of acetonitrile/water (60:40, v/v) and purified by SPE-aminopropyl column clean-up before performing the FPIA. Overall mean recoveries were 86 and 95% for spiked rye and rye crispbread with relative standard deviations lower than 6%. Limits of detection (LOD) of the optimized FPIA was 0.6 μg/kg for rye and rye crispbread, respectively. Good correlations (r > 0.977) were observed between OTA contents in contaminated samples obtained by FPIA and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with immunoaffinity cleanup used as reference method. Furthermore, single laboratory validation and small-scale collaborative trials were carried out for the determination of OTA in rye according to Regulation 519/2014/EU laying down procedures for the validation of screening methods. The precision profile of the method, cut-off level and rate of false suspect results confirm the satisfactory analytical performances of assay as a screening method. These findings show that the optimized FPIA is suitable for high-throughput screening, and permits reliable quantitative determination of OTA in rye and rye crispbread at levels that fall below the EU regulatory limits. View Full-Text
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Lippolis, V.; Porricelli, A.C.R.; Cortese, M.; Suman, M.; Zanardi, S.; Pascale, M. Determination of Ochratoxin A in Rye and Rye-Based Products by Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay. Toxins 2017, 9, 305.
Lippolis V, Porricelli ACR, Cortese M, Suman M, Zanardi S, Pascale M. Determination of Ochratoxin A in Rye and Rye-Based Products by Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay. Toxins. 2017; 9(10):305.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lippolis, Vincenzo; Porricelli, Anna C.R.; Cortese, Marina; Suman, Michele; Zanardi, Sandro; Pascale, Michelangelo. 2017. "Determination of Ochratoxin A in Rye and Rye-Based Products by Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay." Toxins 9, no. 10: 305.
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