aflatoxicosis


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aflatoxicosis

[ə¦flād·ō‚täk·sə′kō·səs]
(medicine)
Aflatoxin poisoning.
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Williams JH, Phillips TD, Jolly PE, Stiles JK, Curtis M and CM Jolly Human aflatoxicosis in developing countries: A review of toxicology, exposure, potential health consequences, and interventions.
Conditions increasing the likelihood of acute aflatoxicosis in humans include limited availability of food, environmental conditions that favor fungal development in crops and commodities, and lack of regulatory systems for aflatoxin monitoring and control.
These results also agree with a previous report of aflatoxicosis in rats (AbdelWahhab and Aly, 2003) and chickens that received 1 mg/kg [AFB.
Meanwhile, the current evidence on stunting, combined with well-documented risks for liver cancer and aflatoxicosis, justify global efforts to minimize human exposure, she says.
Similarly in layers, many scientists reported significant reduction in egg production due to aflatoxicosis [13,10,30,7,1,16,26,33,29,25,32].
Histopathologic examination of liver samples after aflatoxin exposure revealed fatty infiltration and vacuolization, bile-duct hyperplasia, cell necrosis, and inflammation, indicative of hepatopathy and aflatoxicosis, and consistent with findings in previous reports.
Some enteroasorbents may be more appropriate only to address acute aflatoxicosis and may not be suitable for daily or ongoing use.
KEY WORDS: aflatoxicosis outbreak, aflatoxin, aflatoxin albumin adducts, biomarker, child health, hepatomegaly, hepatosplenomegaly, malaria, schistosomiasis.
Probst C, Njapau N and PJ Cotty Outbreaks of an acute aflatoxicosis in Kenya in 2004: Identification of the causal agent.
Effect of diatomaceous earth on the performance and blood variables of broilers chicks during experimental aflatoxicosis.