Diacetoxyscirpenol toxicity in pigs.

Abstract

Purified diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS) mycotoxin fed to growing pigs at 0, 2, 4, 8, and 9 ppm for as long as nine weeks caused several lesions at all levels. The pigs developed multifocal, proliferative, gingival, buccal and lingual lesions. The small intestine had both glandular and mucosal cell hyperplasia. No other lesions were seen at necropsy or in any of… (More)

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