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

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

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s1368980013002802
  • Title of Journal : PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.2496-2504


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.