mycotoxicosis


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mycotoxicosis

 [mi″ko-tok-sĭ-ko´sis]
1. poisoning due to a fungal or bacterial toxin.
2. poisoning due to ingestion of toxic fungi such as mushrooms; see mushroom poisoning.

my·co·tox·i·co·sis

(mī'kō-tok'si-kō'sis),
Poisoning due to the ingestion of preformed substances produced by the action of certain fungi on particular foodstuffs or ingestion of the fungi themselves; for example, ergotism.
[myco- + G. toxikon, poison, + -osis, condition]

mycotoxicosis

(mī′kō-tŏk′sĭ-kō′sĭs)
n.
Poisoning caused by ingestion of a mycotoxin.

my·co·tox·i·co·sis

(mī'kō-tok-si-kō'sis)
Poisoning due to the ingestion of preformed substances produced by the action of some fungi on particular foodstuffs or by ingestion of the fungi themselves; e.g., ergotism.
[myco- + G. toxikon, poison, + -osis, condition]

my·co·tox·i·co·sis

(mī'kō-tok-si-kō'sis)
Poisoning due to ingestion of preformed substances produced by action of some fungi on particular foodstuffs or ingestion of fungi themselves; e.g., ergotism.
[myco- + G. toxikon, poison, + -osis, condition]
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Effect of Toxiroak polyherbal feed supplement during induced aflatoxicosis, ochratoxicosis and combined mycotoxicosis in broilers.
Molds and mycotoxins in poultry feeds from frams of potential mycotoxicosis; Iraqi J.
With the entire livestock of laying hens we found the following clinical signs mycotoxicosis disease: depression and drowsiness, mucous membranes of the mouth, tongue, pharynx, and at the base of the beak has foci of necrosis, faeces are watery with traces of blood, lurching walk, motor dysfunction, ruffled, dim, dirty feathers, sometimes alopecia areas, lack or loss of egg production, eggs are of low weight with thin shell.
(2009)Prevalence of poultry diseases in District Chakwal and their interaction with mycotoxicosis: 2.
Bronchoalveolar lavage in pulmonary mycotoxicosis. Thorax, 41, 924-926.
Immunological activity of the blood sera from cattle with chronic mycotoxicosis. Vet Med Nauki 23(4):16-24 (1986).
These problems can include simple allergic responses such as eye, nose and throat irritation, excessive colds and flu, lowered immune systems, acute mycotoxicosis (a severe reaction to mold produced toxic chemicals), mold induced asthma, mold lung infections like aspergillosis, and chronic debilitating lung diseases such as hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Isolated and skimpy attempts have been made for observing the modulating effects of mycotoxicosis on infectious viral diseases in broiler chicken.
Experimental mycotoxicosis in chickens induced by ochratoxin A and penicillic acid and intervention with natural plant extracts.
Mycotoxins comprise a structurally diverse family of naturally occurring fungal toxins elaborated by several species of fungi, which cause mycotoxicosis in single or mycotoxicoses in mixed conditions.
Based on extended clinical experience, morphologic observations, and biochemical findings in patients with diverse clinical disorders, I consider mold allergy, overgrowth of yeast species in the bowel, and mycotoxicosis to be the most significant threats to human health.