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Electrochemical Immunosensors for Antibiotic Detection

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 2, 30-387 Kraków, Poland
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Biosensors 2019, 9(2), 61; https://doi.org/10.3390/bios9020061
Received: 27 March 2019 / Revised: 16 April 2019 / Accepted: 25 April 2019 / Published: 1 May 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Electrochemical Immunosensor)
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Abstract

Antibiotics are an important class of drugs destined for treatment of bacterial diseases. Misuses and overuses of antibiotics observed over the last decade have led to global problems of bacterial resistance against antibiotics (ABR). One of the crucial actions taken towards limiting the spread of antibiotics and controlling this dangerous phenomenon is the sensitive and accurate determination of antibiotics residues in body fluids, food products, and animals, as well as monitoring their presence in the environment. Immunosensors, a group of biosensors, can be considered an attractive tool because of their simplicity, rapid action, low-cost analysis, and especially, the unique selectivity arising from harnessing the antigen–antibody interaction that is the basis of immunosensor functioning. Herein, we present the recent achievements in the field of electrochemical immunosensors designed to determination of antibiotics. View Full-Text
Keywords: antibiotic; immunosensor; antibody; electrochemical; immunoassay; antibacterial resistance antibiotic; immunosensor; antibody; electrochemical; immunoassay; antibacterial resistance
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