Horacio Frade

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In Argentine, water municipal supplies disinfection is carried out by chlorine. We have isolated Aeromonas hydrophilafrom a chlorinated water supply in Buenos Aires that fulfilled Argentinean microbiological quality standards. It is an aquatic organism that could produce cytotoxins and enterotoxins associated with acute gastroenteritis and wound infections(More)
In Argentina, due to climatic conditions, Fusarium head blight (FHB) caused by Fusarium graminearum, affected the 1993/94 wheat crop. To evaluate the severity of this disease, samples of wheat where gathered from four zones of the wheat area. Sanitary conditions and mycotoxin contamination were determined. One zone (IIN) was intensely affected by FHB with(More)
Toxic disease in livestock caused by the shrubs Baccharis coridifolia and Baccharis artemisioides is very common in Argentina. The toxicity of Argentinian and Brazilian B. coridifolia plants and of Argentinian B. artemisioides was investigated. The toxicogenic capacity of 15 endothyte isolates of Ceratopicnidium baccharidicola from B. coridifolia was(More)
Since the consumption of aromatic and medicinal herbs has been increasing in the last years, the Argentinian Health Authorities are concerned to control the quality and security of them. Fungal and aflatoxin contamination are two parameters to be taken into account, to ensure the harmlessness of the phytomedicinal products. In 81 different samples, grouped(More)
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