Antibiotic Residues

The IEC is an INAB-accredited laboratory for the detection of antimicrobial substances in samples of animal origin using a microbial inhibition test known as the EU 6-plate method.


Classes of antimicrobials detected by this method include :

  • Penicillins
  • Cephalosporins
  • Tetracyclines
  • Aminoglycosides
  • Sulphonamides
  • Macrolides
  • Fluoroquinolones