Serum aflatoxin levels of the healthy adult population living in the north and south regions of Turkey

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Aydin S., SABUNCUOĞLU S., Erkekoglu P., Sahin G., Giray B. K.

PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION, vol.17, no.11, pp.2496-2504, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s1368980013002802
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2496-2504
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To determine the serum concentrations of aflatoxin B-1 (AFB(1)), aflatoxin B-2 (AFB(2)), aflatoxin G(1) (AFG(1)) and aflatoxin G(2) (AFG(2)) in the healthy adult population living in both the Black Sea and Mediterranean regions of Turkey and to investigate the regional, seasonal and gender variability in aflatoxins (AF) exposure in these regions.