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Table 3 Summary of the validation parameters for the LC-MS/MS methods for the determination of residual antibiotics in water samples from a hospital in Ujjain, India

From: Antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in waters associated with a hospital in Ujjain, India

Antibiotics Correlation coefficient r2 Coefficient of Variation (%RSD) LOD μg/l LOQ μg/l % Recovery n = 5
   Interday n = 6 Intraday n = 6    
Amoxicillin 0.994 5.2 5.6 0.5 1.0 85 (%RSD 5.6)
Ceftrixone 0.997 2.1 1.8 2.5 5.0 84 (%RSD 4.1)
Amikacin 0.990 4.8 4.3 0.25 0.5 92 (%RSD 3.8)
Ofloxacin 0.999 3.1 2.57 0.01 0.025 95 (%RSD 3.7)
Ciprofloxacin 0.999 3.2 3.03 0.01 0.025 98 (%RSD 4.5)
Norfloxacin 0.999 3.4 3.02 0.01 0.025 90 (%RSD 3.2)
Levofloxacin 0.999 3.12 2.96 0.01 0.025 93 (%RSD 2.8)
  1. LOD: Limit of detection; LOQ: Limit of quantification