NRL (marine biotoxins) procedures for sampling and transportation, and external links

Procedures

  • Collection of water samples for analysis of potential toxin producing phytoplankton cells
    UK NRL Phytoplankton Collection SOP April 06
  • Identification and enumeration of potential toxin-producing phytoplankton species in samples collected from UK coastal waters using the Utermöhl method
    UK NRL Phytoplankton Enumeration SOP
  • Transport, reception and short term storage of bivalve molluscs, tunicates and echinoderms prior to testing for marine biotoxins in the UK's statutory biotoxin monitoring programmes
    UK NRL Transport SOP
  • Quantitation of Amnesic Shellfish Poison in Shellfish by HPLC with UV Detection
    UK NRL ASP SOP
  • Screening for the Presence of Paralytic Shellfish Toxins in Shellfish by pre-column oxidation and HPLC with fluorescence detection
    UK NRL PSP Screen by HPLC
  • Quantitation of Paralytic Shellfish Toxins in Shellfish by pre-column oxidation and HPLC with fluorescence detection
    UK NRL PSP HPLC QUANT SOP

External links

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)

Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)

Food Standards Agency (FSA), links to marine biotoxin monitoring results:

European Community Reference Laboratory