Amulti-mycotoxinanalysismethodbasedonliquidchromatographycoupledtotriplequadrupolemassspectrometrywasvalidatedandappliedforthedeterminationoftwenty-sixmycotoxins,includingeighttrichothecenes,threefumonisins,sterigmatocystin,ochratoxinA,fouraflatoxins,zearalenone,five“emerg-ing”mycotoxinsandthreeAlternariamycotoxinsin74durumwheatsamplesfromcentralItaly.Eighty-eightpercentoftheanalysedsamplescontainedoneormoremycotoxins,withenniatinBshowingthehighestcontaminationlevels(78%ofsampleswithlevelsrangingfrom23to1826ng/g),followedbyen-niatinB1(10–1384ng/g)anddeoxynivalenol(48–2267ng/g).Thisworkgivesanimportantcontributionintermsofmycotoxinanalysisandoccurrenceindurumwheatandinassessingthemycotoxicologicalriskposedbybothtraditionalandemergingmycotoxinsforthefinalconsumersofdurumwheatderivedproducts.

Simultaneous analysis of twenty-six mycotoxins in durum wheat grain from Italy

COVARELLI, Lorenzo;BECCARI, GIOVANNI;
2016

Abstract

Amulti-mycotoxinanalysismethodbasedonliquidchromatographycoupledtotriplequadrupolemassspectrometrywasvalidatedandappliedforthedeterminationoftwenty-sixmycotoxins,includingeighttrichothecenes,threefumonisins,sterigmatocystin,ochratoxinA,fouraflatoxins,zearalenone,five“emerg-ing”mycotoxinsandthreeAlternariamycotoxinsin74durumwheatsamplesfromcentralItaly.Eighty-eightpercentoftheanalysedsamplescontainedoneormoremycotoxins,withenniatinBshowingthehighestcontaminationlevels(78%ofsampleswithlevelsrangingfrom23to1826ng/g),followedbyen-niatinB1(10–1384ng/g)anddeoxynivalenol(48–2267ng/g).Thisworkgivesanimportantcontributionintermsofmycotoxinanalysisandoccurrenceindurumwheatandinassessingthemycotoxicologicalriskposedbybothtraditionalandemergingmycotoxinsforthefinalconsumersofdurumwheatderivedproducts.
2016
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