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Sterigmatocystin in Poultry

By

Frederic J. Hoerr

, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology, LLC

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

Sterigmatocystin, a biogenic precursor to aflatoxin, is hepatotoxic and hepatocarcinogenic but is less common than aflatoxin.

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