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Chudnovets A.Y.

HYGIENIC CHARACTERISTICS OF MICROFUNGI IN INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENT OF FODDER ENTERPRISES

SI «Institute for Occupational Health of AMS of Ukraine», Kyiv

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The hygienic investigations of two fodder enterprises in Ukraine were carried out. The quantitative and qualitative structure of microfungi have been defined in the working zone by the profession and according to stages of the technological process as well as in the finished product of fodder enterprises. 39 species of microfungi have been determined, 11 of them are potential toxin producer. Their presence in high concentrations in the working zone air and the type of the microfungi can negatively effect the worker’s health and be a risk factor for occupational disease development in workers engaged in fodder production.

Key words: fodder production, biological factor, microfungi, micotoxins

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