Anne-Catherine Lantin

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OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of published studies on the association between residential/household/domestic exposure to pesticides and childhood leukaemia, and to provide a quantitative estimate of the risk. METHODS Publications in English were searched in MEDLINE (1966-31 December 2009) and from the reference list of identified publications.(More)
To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies on the association between parental occupational exposure to pesticides and childhood leukaemia. Studies were identified from a MEDLINE search through 31 July 2009 and from the reference lists of identified publications. Relative risk (RR) estimates were extracted from 25 studies(More)
A phylogenetic analysis was carried out of a total of 58 P-type ATPases encoded within the genomes of 20 archaea species. Members from six subfamilies were identified including: putative metal-, proton-, calcium-, sodium/potassium-, potassium-, and magnesium/nickel-transporting ATPases. Six novel putative proton-ATPases from archaea species growing under(More)
OBJECTIVES There is little information on the changes in the pattern of occupational asthma (OA) over time. The objective of this study was to evaluate the time trends in the incidence and causes of immunological OA in Belgium using workers' compensation data. METHODS Cases of OA were identified through a retrospective review of all claims submitted by(More)
BACKGROUND Excessive absorption of cobalt has been associated with cases of dilated cardiomyopathy in the past, but it is unclear whether occupationally exposed populations are at risk. OBJECTIVE To assess the possible relationship between occupational exposure to cobalt and incipient signs of dilated cardiomyopathy. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was(More)
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