Ochratoxins in Feed, a Risk for Animal and Human Health: Control Strategies
Muzaffer Denli 1 and Jose F. Perez 2. / 1 Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Dicle University, 21280, Diyarbakir, Turkey; 2 Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments, Facultat de Veterinària, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain.
1. IntroductionOchratoxin A (OTA) is one of the several fungal mycotoxins that have aroused significant public concern worldwide. The disease caused by OTA exposure is known as ochratoxicosis, and the primary target is the kidney. Epidemiological studies show that OTA may be involved in the pathogenesis of different forms of human nephropathies, including kidney cancer [1–3]. Tumor inc...