Ochratoxin A concentrations in food and feed from a region with Balkan Endemic Nephropathy

@article{Abouzied2002OchratoxinAC,
  title={Ochratoxin A concentrations in food and feed from a region with Balkan Endemic Nephropathy},
  author={Mohamed M. Abouzied and Anelia Horvath and Pavel Podlesny and Natalia Regina and Valery Metodiev and R M Kamenova-Tozeva and Nedialka Niagolova and A D Stein and Evangelos Petropoulos and Varban S Ganev},
  journal={Food Additives \& Contaminants},
  year={2002},
  volume={19},
  pages={755 - 764}
}
Balkan Endemic Nephropathy (BEN), a chronic renal disease of unknown aetiology, is found in geographically close areas of Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Ochratoxin A (OTA), a secondary metabolite of Aspergillus and Penicillium species and a natural contaminant of food and feed, is a putative cause of BEN. Some studies have found a geographic covariation between OTA content in food/feed and BEN manifestation… 
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