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Neurologic function among termiticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos.
Chlorpyrifos is a moderately toxic organophosphate pesticide. Houses and lawns in the United States receive a total of approximately 20 million annual chlorpyrifos treatments, and 82% of U.S. adultsExpand
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Analysis of lognormally distributed exposure data with repeated measures and values below the limit of detection using SAS.
Studies of determinants of occupational exposure frequently involve left-censored lognormally distributed data, often with repeated measures. Left censoring occurs when observations are below theExpand
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Urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations among workers in selected industries: a pilot biomonitoring study.
Phthalates are used as plasticizers and solvents in industrial, medical and consumer products; however, occupational exposure information is limited. We sought to obtain preliminary information onExpand
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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk and Insecticide, Fungicide and Fumigant Use in the Agricultural Health Study
Farming and pesticide use have previously been linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and multiple myeloma (MM). We evaluated agricultural use of specificExpand
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Determinants of chlorpyrifos exposures and urinary 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol levels among termiticide applicators.
The exposures and work activities of 41 applicators in North Carolina using chlorpyrifos-containing termiticides were characterized. Personal air and urine samples were collected on multiple daysExpand
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Improving the health of workers in indoor environments: priority research needs for a national occupational research agenda.
Indoor nonindustrial work environments were designated a priority research area through the nationwide stakeholder process that created the National Occupational Research Agenda. A multidisciplinaryExpand
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Atrazine and Cancer Incidence Among Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study (1994–2007)
Background: Atrazine is a triazine herbicide used widely in the United States. Although it is an animal carcinogen, the mechanism in rodents does not appear to operate in humans. Few epidemiologicExpand
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Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to captan in the Agricultural Health Study
ObjectiveCaptan is a widely used antifungal pesticide whose potential to cause cancer in humans is uncertain.MethodsWe evaluated the incidence of cancer among pesticide applicators exposed to captanExpand
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Research Recommendations for Selected IARC-Classified Agents
Objectives There are some common occupational agents and exposure circumstances for which evidence of carcinogenicity is substantial but not yet conclusive for humans. Our objectives were to identifyExpand
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Prospectively assessed menstrual cycle characteristics in female wafer-fabrication and nonfabrication semiconductor employees.
Women aged 18-44 years in silicon-wafer fabrication-room (fab) jobs and frequency-matched women in nonfab jobs were screened for a prospective study of reproductive health (n = 2,639). Among the 739Expand
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