Subject: Wate management | Aflatoxin B1 | Portugal | Occupational health | Occupational exposure
Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is considered by different International Agencies as a genotoxic and potent hepatocarcinogen. However, despite the fact that the fungi producing this compound are detected in some work environments, AFB1 is rarely monitored in occupational settings. ... View more
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