T-2 toxin

T-2 toxin

a mycotoxin from Fusarium species found in grain, responsible for hemorrhagic disease in livestock; may cause GI disease in humans.
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Effects of the trichothecene mycotoxin T-2 toxin on neurotransmitters and metabolites in discrete areas of the rat brain.
Accidental or intentional exposure to mycotoxins, including aflatoxin and T-2 toxin, can lead to acute liver failure, severe end-organ injury, bleeding, neurologic damage, coma, and death.
In addition, T-2 toxin reduced viability of intestinal epithelial cells in pigs infected with Salmonella Typhimurium.
Efficacy of glucomannan-containing yeast product (mycosorb(r)) and hydrated sodium calcium aluminosilicate in preventing the individual and combined toxicity of aflatoxin and t-2 toxin in commercial broilers.
These findings are in line with those of Balachandran (2006) who observed significant reduction in HI titers to ND in the vaccinated mycotoxin-fed (Aflatoxin, 100ppb; OTA, 250ppb and T-2 toxin, 500ppb) groups and lymphoid depletion and lymphocytosis in all lymphoid organs of ND challenged birds.
Las muestras fueron sometidas a un ensayo de ELISA con kits comerciales (Ridascreen(r) Fast Ochratoxin A y T-2 toxin, ambos de R-Biopharm AG, Alemania).
To investigate the mycotoxin contamination in the wet stored Pu-erh tea in a tea market in Guangzhou we measured the concentrations of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) fumonisin B1 (FB1) deoxynivalenol (DON) and T-2 toxin in 70 tea samples.
Among these toxins are trichothecenes such as deoxynivalenol (DON), nivalenol (NIV), T-2 toxin, HT-2 toxin and diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS), zearalenone (ZEN), fumonisins and fusarins [4].
The line of kits for mycotoxin detection includes ELISAs for total aflatoxin, aflatoxin B1, DON, T-2 Toxin, Fumonisin, Ochratoxin A and Zearalenone analysis.
The original intent of the lotion was to decontaminate skin after exposure to chemical warfare agents and T-2 toxin.
Modulation of resistance to mastitis pathogens by pretreatment of mice with T-2 toxin.