- Occurrence of fumonisins in feed for swine and horses
Hermínia M L Martins
INRB, IP Laboratório Nacional de Investigação Veterinária, Estrada de Benfica 701, 1549 011 Lisboa, Portugal
Rev Iberoam Micol 29:175-7. 2012
..Fumonisin B1 (FB1), fumonisin B2 (FB2), and overall mycotoxins feed contamination may cause several effects on crops production and animal health. The contamination occurred predominantly in corn and corn-based foods and feeds...
- A survey on the occurrence of ochratoxin A in feeds for swine and laying hens
H Marina Martins
INRB, IP Laboratório Nacional de Investigação Veterinária, Estrada de Benfica 701, 1549 011, Lisboa, Portugal
Mycotoxin Res 28:107-10. 2012
..Only the maximum level sample (swine feed) contained OTA at a concentration exceeding the European Commission guidance value. The remaining OTA concentrations found in feed samples were much lower than the guidance values...
- Mycotoxins in feedstuffs in Portugal: an overview
H M Martins
INRB, I P Laboratório Nacional de Investigação Veterinária, Servico de Micologia, Estrada de Benfica 701, 1549 011, Lisboa, Portugal
Mycotoxin Res 24:19-23. 2008
..The results suggest that contaminations with these mycotoxins in feed are quite common, revealing the need for surveillance and monitoring programs for the prevention of the sanitary impacts of these "non desirable substances"...
- Incidence of microflora and of ochratoxin A in green coffee beans (Coffea arabica)
M L Martins
Departimento de Higiene Pública, Servico de Micologia, Lisbon, Portugal
Food Addit Contam 20:1127-31. 2003
..2 to 7.3microg kg(-1). The average concentration was 2.38 microg kg(-1). All positive samples showed OTA levels below the limit suggested by the European Union (8 microg kg(-1))...
- Occurrence of aflatoxin B1 in dairy cow feed over 10 years in Portugal (1995-2004)
Hermínia Marina Martins
Laboratório Nacional de Investigação Veterinária, Servico de Micologia, Estrada de Benfica, 701, Lisboa, Portugal
Rev Iberoam Micol 24:69-71. 2007
..1 to 10 (mean 7.8); 1.8% had a contamination level of 10.1 to 20 (mean 12.0), and 0.7% exceeded 20.1 microg/kg (mean 50.4). On the last two years (2003-04) none of the samples exceeded the maximum permissible level of the toxin...
- Fumonisins and deoxynivalenol in corn-based food products in Portugal
H Marina Martins
INRB, I P, Laboratório Nacional de Investigação Veterinária, Servico de Micologia, Estrada de Benfica 701, 1549 011 Lisboa, Portugal
Food Chem Toxicol 46:2585-7. 2008
..Nevertheless these results indicate the need to establish, by corn products manufacturers, a continuous monitoring program to prevent and manage the occurrence of these contaminants...
- Interaction of Wild Strains of Aspergilla with Aspergillus parasiticus ATCC15517 and Aflatoxin Production dagger
H Marina Martins
INRB, , Estrada de Benfica, 701, 1549 011, Lisboa, Portugal E mail
Int J Mol Sci 9:394-400. 2008
..Results show that the development of Aspergilla strains concomitantly with competent aflatoxin producing moulds has a significant influence on the natural biosynthesis pattern...
- Co-occurrence of mycotoxins in swine feed produced in Portugal
Direcção Geral de Veterinária, Largo da Academia Nacional de Bela Artes, nº 2, 1249 105, Lisboa, Portugal
Mycotoxin Res 27:177-81. 2011
..9% of positive samples for ZEA (5-57.7 μg/kg) and 8.7% positive samples for FB1 and FB2 (50-391.4 μg/kg). Co-occurrence of DON/ZEA was found most frequently, but simultaneous contamination with OTA/ZEA and OTA/DON was also found...