Volume 5 Issue 4

Gold Nanoparticle-Based Paper Sensor for Highly Specific Detection of Ofloxacin in Beef

Cristiane Patrícia de Oliveira, Nilda de Fátima Ferreira Soares, Alvaro Vianna Novaes de Carvalho Teixeira, Taíla Veloso de Oliveira and Antônio Manoel Maradini Filho
Ofloxacin (OFL), a third-generation fluoroquinolone, is widely used as an antibacterial drug to prevent diseases in livestock and poultry. In this study, a paper sensor based on gold nanoparticle and a highly specific monoclonal antibody (mAb) against OFL was prepared to detect OFL residues in beef.

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