Evaluation of xenobiotics in human milk and ingestion by the newborn--an epidemiological survey in Lombardy (Northern Italy).

@article{Turconi2004EvaluationOX,
  title={Evaluation of xenobiotics in human milk and ingestion by the newborn--an epidemiological survey in Lombardy (Northern Italy).},
  author={Giovanna Turconi and Marianna Guarcello and Chiara Livieri and Sergio Comizzoli and Laura Maccarini and Anna Maria Castellazzi and Amedeo Pietri and G. Pizzocaro-Luigi Piva and Carla Roggi},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={191-7}
}
BACKGROUND Many human milk benefits have been well documented; nevertheless the newborn potential risk to the xenobiotic exposition may be relevant and it requires a biological monitoring in general prevention. Concerning this problem, attention should be paid to mycotoxins and heavy metals. AIM OF THE STUDY Assessing the presence of the xenobiotics aflatoxins, ochratoxin A, lead and cadmium in human milk, defining their level of contamination and evaluate the potential risk for the newborn… CONTINUE READING
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