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1 Department of Animal Science, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria

2 Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria

3 Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria

Abstract

Ameliorative potential of antioxidants –vitamins C and E on blood profile of Clarias gariepinus fed diets contaminated with varied levels of fumonisin B1 (FB1) was evaluated. Fusarium cultured maize containing FB1 were used to formulate diets containing approximately 2.5, 5.0, and 7.5 mg FB1/kg constituting diets 2, 3, and 4, respectively and other nine diets constituting Diets 5 - 13 with the same varied dietary FB1 concentrations but supplemented with 0.6g of vitamin C or E or vitamins C and E. These 12 diets and a control diet were used in 12-week feeding trial. Significant (P

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