OCHRATOXIN TOXICITY IN SWINE
 
Description    ASPERGILLUS ORACEUS and PENICILLIUM VERRUCOSUM fungi can produce the nephrotoxin Ochratoxin A. Feed refusal appears to be a common sign.
 
Species   Porcine
 
Signs   Anorexia, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Lack of growth or weight gain, Polydipsia, Polyuria, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Weight loss
 
References   Duarte SC. Ochratoxin A in feed of food-producing animals: An undesirable mycotoxin with health and performance effects. Vet Microbiol 2011;154:1 [Web Reference]
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