Birth defects in offspring of female veterinarians.

  title={Birth defects in offspring of female veterinarians.},
  author={Adeleh Shirangi and Lin Fritschi and Cashel D'Arcy James Holman and Carol Bower},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={51 5},
OBJECTIVES To investigate the risk of birth defects in offspring of female veterinarians exposed to occupational hazards such as radiation, anesthetic gases, and pesticides in veterinary practice. METHODS The Health Risks of Australian Veterinarians project was conducted as a questionnaire-based survey of all graduates from Australian veterinary schools during the 40-year period 1960-2000. RESULTS In a multiple logistic regression controlling for the potential confounders, the study showed… CONTINUE READING


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