Background. In Guangdong Province of China, the climate is very wet, so there are many different fungi living in aquatic feeds, which produce mycotoxins. These compounds contaminate agricultural products worldwide and present a great threat to human health. It is necessary to determine their contamination level in aquatic feeds. Objective. A high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) method was developed for the quantitative analysis of aflatoxin B1, aflatoxin M1, T-2 toxin, HT-2 toxin, deoxynivalenol, ochratoxin, and zearalenone in fish and shrimp feed. Methods. Samples were extracted with acetonitrile-water (3+1, v/v), and degreased with acetonitrile-saturated hexane. The extract was cleaned up with a multitoxin column. The target compounds were separated on a C18 chromatographic column and analyzed simultaneously by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry in both positive and negative ion mode. Detected compounds were quantified using the matrix-matched external standard method. Results. Under the...

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