aflatoxicosis


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af·la·tox·i·co·sis

(af'la-toks-ē-cō'sis),
A disease caused by ingestion of aflatoxin.

aflatoxicosis

(ăf′lə-tŏk′sĭ-kō′sĭs)
n.
Poisoning caused by the consumption of substances or foods contaminated with aflatoxin.

af·la·tox·i·co·sis

(af'lă-toks-ē-cō'sis)
Disease caused by ingestion of aflatoxin, a toxin due to Aspergillus.

aflatoxicosis

the disease caused by the toxin aflatoxin. It is a toxin of major importance being hepatotoxic, carcinogenic, teratogenic and immune suppressant. The common syndrome in animals is of hepatic insufficiency including jaundice, blindness, circling, falling and convulsions. Called also groundnut poisoning.
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2011) Sodium bentonite and monensin under chronic aflatoxicosis in broiler chickens.
Prevalence of aflatoxicosis in broiler chickens in Quetta, Balochistan.
Evidence of acute aflatoxicosis in humans has been reported from many parts of the world, namely the Third World Countries, like Taiwan, Uganda, India, and many others.
An outbreak of acute aflatoxicosis on chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera) farm in Argentina.
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They are toxic and among the most carcinogenic substances known and the ingestion of food or feed contaminated with aflatoxins has been associated with various diseases, such as aflatoxicosis poisoning, in livestock, domestic animals and humans throughout the world.
Potential protective effect of HSCAS and bentonitc against dietary aflatoxicosis in rat: with special reference to chromosomal aberrations.
En general, la aflatoxicosis se caracteriza por causar debilidad, anorexia con baja tasa de crecimiento, baja ganancia de peso corporal, disminucion en la produccion de leche o huevos, incrementos en la susceptibilidad al estres ambiental y microbiano, asi como mortalidad (Bailey et al.
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7%) patients had aflatoxicosis diagnosed at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi or at health facilities in Embu, Mbeere, or Mwingi districts.