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Among all known mycotoxins, aflatoxins represent the most investigated, widespread and worrisome source of contamination of foods and feed worldwide. In the early 1960s, soon after the finding of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) in the feedstuffs of aquacultured rainbow trout that had died in an epizootic of hepatomas, great scientific discoveries were made in several(More)
The global population of bed bugs (Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus, family Cimicidae) has undergone a significant resurgence since the late 1990s. This is likely due to an increase in global travel, trade, and the number of insecticide-resistant bed bugs. The global bed bug population is estimated to be increasing by 100–500 % annually. The worldwide(More)
The Role of Subtractive ColorMixing in the Perception of BlueNevi andVeins—Beyond the Tyndall Effect The original study1 that proposed the “Tyndall effect” as the explanationbehind thecolorationofbluenevidrewfromspectrophotometricdataoncadaveric skinandnot thedirect study of blue nevi. Since then, themoniker of the Tyndall effect has been applied to a(More)
Acrodynia is a reaction that occurs in children who have been exposed to mercury. Mercury toxicity has systemic manifestations as well as cutaneous manifestations, which can appear similar to those found in a number of other diseases. We present a case of acrodynia caused by mercury exposure in a previously healthy 5-year-old girl who developed(More)
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