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Labuda, R; Parich, A; Berthiller, F; Tancinov√°, D.
(2005): Incidence of trichothecenes and zearalenone in poultry feed mixtures from Slovakia.
Int J Food Microbiol. 2005; 105(1):19-25 FullText FullText_BOKU

A total of 50 samples of poultry feed mixtures of Slovakian origin were analyzed for eight toxicologically significant Fusarium mycotoxins, namely zearalenone (ZON), A-trichothecenes: diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS), T-2 toxin (T-2) and HT-2 toxin (HT-2) and B-trichothecenes: deoxynivalenol (DON), 3-acetyl-deoxynivalenol (3-ADON), 15-acetyl-deoxynivalenol (15-ADON) and nivalenol (NIV). The A-trichothecenes and the B-trichothecenes were detected by means of high pressure liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry detection (HPLC-MS/MS) and gas chromatography electron capture detection (GC-ECD), respectively. Reversed phase-high performance liquid chromatography with a fluorescence detector (RP-HPLC-FLD) was used for ZON detection. The most frequent mycotoxin detected was T-2, which was found in 45 samples (90%) in relatively low concentrations ranging from 1 to 130 mu g kg(-1) (average 13 mu g kg(-1)), followed by ZON that was found in 44 samples (88%) in concentrations ranging from 3 to 86 mu g kg(-1) (average 21 mu g kg(-1)). HT-2 and DON were detected in 38 (76%) and 28 (56%) samples, respectively, in concentrations of 2 to 173 (average 18 mu g kg(-1)) for HT-2 and 64 to 1230 mu g kg(-1) sample (average 303 mu g kg(-1)) for DON. The acetyl-derivatives of DON were in just four samples, while NIV was not detected in any of the samples investigated. In as many as 22 samples (44%), a combination of four simultaneously co-occurring mycotoxins, i.e. T-2, HT-2, ZON and DON, was revealed. Despite the limited number of samples investigated during this study poultry feed mixtures may represent a risk from a toxicological point of view and should be regarded as a potential source of the Fusarium mycotoxins in Central Europe. This is the first reported study dealing with zearalenone and trichothecene contamination of poultry mixed feeds from Slovakia. (c) 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Authors BOKU Wien:
Berthiller Franz
Parich Alexandra
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