NMFS NUMBER: 92-WO-031
Inexpensive Screening Test for Seafood Contamination
Anderson, Dr. Jack W. and Jones, Jennifer M.
March 15, 1997
Marine Fisheries Service, 219 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston,
SC 29412. PHONE: (803) 762-8526
and refine the Reporter Gene System (RGS) for use in rapid
screening of seafood products for the presence of toxic,
carcinogenic or mutagenic contaminants; to transfer to
government laboratories; and to provide guidance for the
potential transfer to government laboratories. Use of
this approach on field-collected or shipped samples will
test the ability of the method to screen actual samples
and compare the responses of the RGS to chemical analyses.