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Zanko J Med Sci 2014, 15(44): 60-67 Back to browse issues page
Determination of aflatoxin in wheat flour samples by ELISA in Chalus city (Mazandaran province)
Fatemeh Zaboli , Issa Gholampour Azizi , Samaneh Rouhi , Mahsa Azimi
MSc of Microbiology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ayatollah Amoli, Amol
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Background and Aim: Wheat is the main cereal that is used in Iran and in the world. Afla-toxin contamination of these products has an important role in human health. Eating contami-nated product causes of acute and chronic diseases in humans and animals. 
Material and Methods: In this study, 22 samples of wheat flour were randomly collected from different bakeries in Chalus city. Aflatoxin B1 contamination was measured by ELISA method. For statistical analysis, SPSS software and statistical tests: correlation, t-test and ANOVA were used. 
Results: The results indicated that all samples of wheat flour every 22 samples were contami-nated with aflatoxin B1. The minimum and maximum levels of aflatoxin B1 in raw wheat flour were 1.1 and 10.6 ppb, respectively.
Conclusion: Aflatoxin cause economic losses to the industry and risk for health of consumers. So reduction of Aflatoxin in food should be considered.
Keywords: Aflatoxin B1, wheat flour, ELISA, Chalus
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/04/22 | Accepted: 2014/06/3 | Published: 2014/06/15
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Zaboli F, Gholampour Azizi I, Rouhi S, Azimi M. Determination of aflatoxin in wheat flour samples by ELISA in Chalus city (Mazandaran province). Zanko J Med Sci. 2014; 15 (44) :60-67
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