Investigation of Patulin in samples blood of persons in Karbala province

1Huda Abdul Ridha Abdullah

2Sami Abdul Ridha  Aljumaili

1Department of Environmental health  / College of Applied Medical Sciences / Karbala University, Iraq/ Emil : nmoswy@yahoo.com

2Department of Clinical Laboratories  / College of Applied Medical Sciences / Karbala University,

Abstract

Objectives: The study aim to  investigation of patulin  in samples blood collected from persons in Karbala                                          .                                                          Methods: A study of Investigation of Patulin in samples blood of persons in Karbala province included the collection of thirty six of blood samples persons , age of the persons to range 10 -70> years then extraction of patulin toxin from these samples by use chloroform and detection of patulin toxin in serum of persons  by use thin layer   chromatography technique  ( TLC ).                                                               Results: The results showed 22 out 36 samples (61.1%) of blood collected from persons were found contain patulin . the highest percentage blood samples contamination with patulin was ( 36%) that collected from person at age group  70> years  ,  the percentage of blood samples that contamination with patulin that collected from  female was( 54.5 %).                                                                                conclusion: persons in Karbala province high exposure to patulin toxin , and foods     ( apples , pear and peach ) in local markets are contaminated with patulin .