Do terbutaline- and mold-associated impairments of the brain and lung relate to autism?

@article{Kilburn2009DoTA,
  title={Do terbutaline- and mold-associated impairments of the brain and lung relate to autism?},
  author={Kaye H. Kilburn and Jack Dwayne Thrasher and Nina B Immers},
  journal={Toxicology and Industrial Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={25},
  pages={703 - 710}
}
Increased prevalence of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the failure to find genetic explanations has pushed the hunt for environmental causes. These disorders are defined clinically but lack objective characterization. To meet this need, we measured neurobehavioral and pulmonary functions in eight ASD boys aged 8 to 19 years diagnosed clinically and compared them to 145 unaffected children from a community with no known chemical exposures. As 6 of 35 consecutive mold/mycotoxin (mold… 
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