A Statistical Association Between Aflatoxin B 1 Content And Type Of Fodder Administered To Cattles

Adriana Amfim

Abstract


The research aimed toxicological monitoring of fodder (straw, alfalfa, mixed fodder), collected from dairy cow farms in order to determine the contamination degree with Aflatoxin B1. A number of 16 feedstuffs samples were collected from dairy cow farm from Ilfov County and analyzed for mycotoxicological content. The quantitative identification of Aflatoxin from samples was performed by means of ELISA, a directly competitive immunoenzymatic test. Our purpose was to determine to assess Aflatoxin B1 level in fodder. According to the mycotoxicological analysis, found that 11 analyzed assays a percentage of 68.75%, were over maximum limit.


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LUCRARI STIINTIFICE ZOOTEHNIE SI BIOTEHNOLOGII (SCIENTIFIC PAPERS ANIMAL SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGIES)

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ISSN-L  1841 - 9364
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