Histamine

High levels of histamine may develop in a variety of fish species as they decompose. These species include tuna, mahi-mahi, marlin, bluefish, sardines, anchovy, bonito, herring and mackerel. Ingestion of histamine may cause scombroid poisoning in humans, which may lead to a variety of symptoms, including rash, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hypotension, palpitations and muscle weakness. Paralysis and death have also been reported in cases of scombroid poisoning. Because of its potential for human illness, the FDA has ruled that extensive refrigeration records and/or histamine testing must be included in a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) program for relevant fish species. The FDA has set an action level of 50 parts per million (ppm) for histamine in domestic and imported fish.

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Alert for Histamine
Alert for Histamine is a competitive direct ELISA intended for the screening of histamine in scombroid species of fish, such ..
Alert for Histamine Starter Kit
 Contains 100 μL pipettor, pipette tips, tip rack, test tube rack (13 mm), timer, well holder, digital scale and demonst..
Reveal for Histamine
Reveal for Histamine is a single-step lateral flow assay based on a competitive immunoassay format intended for the visual sc..
Veratox for Histamine
Veratox for Histamine is a competitive direct ELISA intended for the quantitative analysis of histamine in scombroid species ..
Veratox for Histamine, Starter Kit
Contains 12-channel pipettor, 100 μL pipettor, 1000 pipette tips, tip rack, timer, 250 mL graduated cylinder, wash bottle, (2..