Estimation of plasma levels of bisphenol-A & phthalates in fertile & infertile women by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

  title={Estimation of plasma levels of bisphenol-A \& phthalates in fertile \& infertile women by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry},
  author={Prajakta P. Pednekar and Rahul K. Gajbhiye and Anushree Patil and Suchitra Surve and Ajit G. Datar and Geetha Dharmesh Balsarkar and Anahita R. Chuahan and Geeta R. Vanage},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Medical Research},
  pages={734 - 742}
Background & objectives: Bisphenol-A (BPA) and phthalates are utilized widely in consumer products. Due to their ubiquitous presence in the environment, a concern is expressed worldwide about their possible effect on human reproductive health. This study was conducted to compare the internal exposure of BPA and phthalates (using their metabolites as biomarkers) in plasma samples of infertile and fertile women. Methods: A sensitive gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric (GC-MS) method was… 

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