Impact of sample collection location and grain fraction when assessing corn for aflatoxin contamination
Allen F. Harper, PhD; Junmei Zhao, MS, PhD; J. Blair Meldrum, DVM, PhD; Mark J. Estienne, PhD
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In corn containing 57 ng aflatoxin per g, toxin concentration was greater at a sampling depth of 1 meter than in deeper regions of the bin, and significantly lower in whole kernels than in fines. These data illustrate the importance of proper sampling when testing feedstuffs to diagnose mycotoxin.
Keywords: corn, aflatoxin, sampling, screening
Cite as: Harper AF, Zhao J, Meldrum JB, et al. Impact of sample collection location and grain fraction when assessing corn for aflatoxin contamination. J Swine Health Prod 2006;14(3):149-152.
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