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Carry-over of some Fusarium mycotoxins in tissues and eggs of chickens fed experimentally mycotoxin-contaminated diets

products and eggs at a very low degree, thus marginally contribute to the total dietary intake of these fusariotoxins for consumers. Nevertheless, taking precautionary measures in the field, harvest, ...

Strain- and Dose-Dependent Reduction of Toxoplasma gondii Burden in Pigs Is Associated with Interferon-Gamma Production by CD8(+) Lymphocytes in a Heterologous Challenge Model.

in infected individuals. Therefore, effective preventive measures should be taken to decrease the risk of infection in humans. Although human toxoplasmosis is predominantly foodborne by ingestion of ...

Model-Based Classification for Digital PCR: Your Umbrella for Rain.

conditional on its observed fluorescence and the distributional shape in no-template control samples. This methodology acknowledges the inherent uncertainty of the classification and provides a natural measure ...

Arsenic Release from Foodstuffs upon Food Preparation.

dimethylarsinate, and methylarsonate) was monitored in different foodstuffs (rice, vegetables, algae, fish, crustacean, molluscs) before and after preparation using common kitchen practices. By measuring the water ...

Neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone concentration and psychomotor development at preschool age.

concentration. Socioeconomic, parental and child potential confounding factors were measured through a self-administered questionnaire. RESULTS: TSH level was not significantly associated with total motor score ...

No Association between Elevated Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone at Birth and Parent-Reported Problem Behavior at Preschool Age.

 years old with TSH levels in the range of 0.45-15 mU/L at birth. The TSH level was measured in dried blood spots on filter paper collected by heel stick 3-5 days after birth. Low birth weight, prematurely ...

Exposure determinants of cadmium in European mothers and their children.

effects in children. This study is the first pan-European human biomonitoring project that succeeded in performing harmonized measurements of Cd in urine in a comparable way in mother-child couples from 16 ...

Acrylonitrile exposure in the general population following a major train accident in Belgium: a human biomonitoring study.

suspected exposure. METHODS: Between May 18-25, 242 residents participated in the study. N-2-cyanoethylvaline (CEV), a biomarker that is highly specific for ACN exposure, was measured in the blood. To account for ...

Pathways of human exposure to cobalt in Katanga, a mining area of the D.R. Congo.

concentration of Co was measured in environmental and urine samples collected in urban and rural communities close to metal mining and/or refining plants, villages near a lake receiving effluents from metal ...

Association of physical activity, waist circumference and body mass index with subjective health among Belgian adults.

general health, subjective health, lifestyle and PA was completed. Weight and height were self-reported, and WC was measured in orthostatic position. PA was assessed by the short International PA ...

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