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Citrinin Mycotoxicosis in Poultry

By

Frederic J. Hoerr

, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology, LLC

Last full review/revision Sep 2019 | Content last modified Oct 2019

Citrinin is produced by Penicillium and Aspergillus and is a natural contaminant of corn, rice, and other cereal grains. Citrinin causes diuresis, watery fecal droppings, and reductions in weight gain. At necropsy, mild lesions can be found in the kidney.

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