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Aflatoxin B1 exposure

Aflatoxin B1 exposure: Introduction

Aflatoxin B1 exposure: Aflatoxin B1 is a toxin produced by fungus from the Aspergillus genus. The toxin is carcinogenic in humans and can also cause other health effect, particularly liver problems. The fungus are found frequently in nature and can readily contaminate crops before harvest or during storage. It is common in moist soils and decaying vegetation. There are more than 13 different subtypes of aflatoxin with B1 being the most toxic. The condition is most common in poorly developed countries where there are insufficient controls on the presence of aflatoxin in food. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aflatoxin B1 exposure is available below.

Symptoms of Aflatoxin B1 exposure

Treatments for Aflatoxin B1 exposure

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Aflatoxin B1 exposure: Complications

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Causes of Aflatoxin B1 exposure

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Prognosis for Aflatoxin B1 exposure

Prognosis for Aflatoxin B1 exposure: Prognosis varies depending on the type and degree of exposure. Prognosis can be improved by prompt treatment.

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