Table 5: Mycotoxins present in body fluid of the five members of the family and the pet dog.

Patient specimenTrichothecenes (ppb)Aflatoxins (ppb)Ochratoxin (ppb)

Father-UrineNPNP18.2
Father-Nasal1 SecretionNP0.5
11.2
13
7.7
Mother-UrineNPNP18.2
Mother-Nasal Secretion1.021.21.6
Daughter-Urine0.23NP28.0
Daughter-Nasal2 Secretion4.68NP3.8
Son-Urine0.2NP18.9
Son-Nasal SecretionNDNDND
Breast Milk0.180.92.7
PlacentaNPNP4.2
Umbilical CordNPNP7
New Born-UrineNPNPNP
Dog-Urine1.49NP25.9
Dog-Ear Mass23.0702.2
Dog-Lipoma20.901.4

Limits of Detection: Trichothecenes (0.2 ppb); Aflatoxins (1.0 ppb); Ochratoxin A (2.0 ppb).
ND: Not done.
NP: Not present.
1Pseudomonas aueroginosa and Penicillium were cultured from the nasal secretions. These data represent two different tests.
2Acinetobacter sp. was cultured from nasal secretion at too numerous to count. In addition, Aspergillus fumigatus was cultured from left ethmoid and sphenoid mucosal surgical specimen.