Effect of Prenatal Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls on Incidence of Acute Respiratory Infections in Preschool Inuit Children

@inproceedings{Dallaire2006EffectOP,
  title={Effect of Prenatal Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls on Incidence of
Acute Respiratory Infections in Preschool Inuit Children},
  author={Frederic Dallaire and E Eric Dewailly and Carole V{\'e}zina and Gina Muckle and J Weber and Suzanne Bruneau and Pierre Ayotte},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2006}
}
OBJECTIVE We set out to assess whether environmental prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is associated with incidence of acute respiratory infections in preschool Inuit children. STUDY DESIGN We reviewed the medical charts of 343 children from 0 to 5 years of age and evaluated the associations between PCB-153 concentration in umbilical cord plasma and the incidence rates of acute otitis media (AOM) and of upper and lower respiratory tract infections (URTIs and LRTIs… CONTINUE READING

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