Assessing a New Method for Measuring Fetal Exposure to Mercury: Newborn Bloodspots

@inproceedings{Nelson2016AssessingAN,
  title={Assessing a New Method for Measuring Fetal Exposure to Mercury: Newborn Bloodspots},
  author={Jessica W. Nelson and Betsy L. Edhlund and Jean Johnson and Christina E. Rosebush and Zachary S. Holmquist and Shanna Helen Swan and Ruby H. N. Nguyen},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Measuring mercury in newborn bloodspots to determine fetal exposures is a novel methodology with many advantages. Questions remain, however, about its reliability as an estimate of newborn exposure to mercury. METHODS We studied mercury concentrations in paired bloodspots and cord blood from a convenience sample of 48 Minnesota women and… CONTINUE READING