Methods


Fast Alkaline Phosphatase

Method References


Operator’s Manual: F-AP Fast Alkaline Phosphatase Test using Charm novaLUM
Phosphatase Test - CHARM® Fast Alkaline Phosphatase Test Using Charm Novalum® IMS#29—Form FDA/NCIMS 2400j-3 Charm® FAP Test

Sample Size


20 ml

Estimated Turn Around Time


1-2 Days

Reporting Unit


RLU

Limit of Detection


Sample is negative if RLU<350.
Sample is positive if RLU≥350.

Method Description


Samples are mixed and prepared. They are them placed in the NovaLUM and readings are recorded.

Additional Information


Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) is an enzyme naturally present in all raw milks, which is used as an indicator of proper milk pasteurization. Complete pasteurization will inactivate the enzyme to below levels which are detectable by conventional methods.

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