Identification of species and genus of storage fungi that are responsible for the production of the most commonly found storage toxins: ochratoxin and citrinin. To conduct two surveys to establish the degree that swine blood is contaminated with ochratoxin. To conduct studies to reduce the toxic effect of ochratoxin when consumed by domestic livestock and to minimize its carryover to human food.
Lead Researcher (PI): Ronald Marquardt
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $75,000
Start Date: 1988
Project Length: 3 Years