Aflatoxins Group (AFLA)

 FUNGAL SOURCES
Aspergillus flavus
Aspergillus parasiticus
Aspergillus nomius
Aspergillus pseudotamarii
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FOODSTUFFS AFFECTED
Corn (maize), wheat, barley, oats, groundnut and nuts, rye, rice, soya.

GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS AFFECTED
 

Aflatoxin M1 (AFM1)

Effects in:

Average transfer of 0.3% to 6% of AFB1 to AFM1 in milk, possible exposure to calf. 

Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1)

Effects in:

Hepatic disorders, agalactia, abortions.

Increase in somatic cells in milk, transformation of AFB1 into AFM1 in the liver, milk contamination.

Very hepatotoxic in ducks, reduction on egg production, foot problems and embryotoxicity. 

Aflatoxin B2 (AFB2)

Effects in:

 Hepatic disorders, deterioration in feed efficiency.

Increase in somatic cells in milk, milk contamination.

Very hepatotoxic in ducks, reduction on egg production, foot problems and embryotoxicity.