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LUCI® measures the Somatic Cell Count (SCC) during every milking > 50K cells/ml. Measuring SCC in milk from individual cows at these low concentrations is a highly effective tool for diagnosing sub-clinical mastitis.
On top of this the SCC result is this is an important product quality index that defines the sanitary properties of the dairy product.
The lower the SCC, the better the milk.
LUCI® SCC detection relies on the bioluminescent assay based on the determination of ATP from somatic cells. This process is automated and housed in a compact, lightweight unit: LUCI®.
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