Autism and thimerosal-containing vaccines: lack of consistent evidence for an association.

@article{StehrGreen2003AutismAT,
  title={Autism and thimerosal-containing vaccines: lack of consistent evidence for an association.},
  author={Paul A Stehr-Green and Peet Tull and Michael Stellfeld and Preben-Bo Mortenson and Diane E. Simpson},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={101-6}
}
BACKGROUND In 1999, concerns were raised that vaccines containing the preservative Thimerosal might increase the risk of autism and/or other neurodevelopmental disorders. METHODS Between the mid-1980s through the late-1990s, we compared the prevalence/incidence of autism in California, Sweden, and Denmark with average exposures to Thimerosal-containing vaccines. Graphic ecologic analyses were used to examine population-based data from the United States (national immunization coverage surveys… CONTINUE READING
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