Occurrence of Deoxynivalenol and Ochratoxin A in beers and wines commercialized in Paraguay
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Date of publishing2019
Type of publicationresearch article
Alcoholic beverages can be contaminated with mycotoxins. Ochratoxin A (OTA) is the most frequently detected mycotoxinin wine and is produced by several species of Aspergillus. This mycotoxin is nephrotoxic and carcinogenic. In beer, the most commonly identified mycotoxin is deoxynivalenol (DON).