In Utero p,p′-DDE Exposure and Infant Neurodevelopment: A Perinatal Cohort in Mexico

@inproceedings{TorresSnchez2007InUP,
  title={In Utero p,p′-DDE Exposure and Infant Neurodevelopment: A Perinatal Cohort in Mexico},
  author={Luisa E. Torres-S{\'a}nchez and Stephen Joel Rothenberg and Lourdes Schnaas and Mariano Enrique Cebrian and Erika Osorio and Maria del Carmen Hern{\'a}ndez and Rosa Mar{\'i}a Garc{\'i}a-Hern{\'a}ndez and Constanza del Rio-Garcia and Mary S. Wolff and Lizbeth L{\'o}pez-Carrillo},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2007}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests that p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethene (DDE) affects neurodevelopment in infants, although a critical exposure window has not yet been identified. OBJECTIVES Our goal was to assess the prenatal DDE exposure window and its effect on the psychomotor development index (PDI) and mental development index (MDI) during the first year of life. METHODS We recruited 244 children whose pregnancies and deliveries were uncomplicated, and whose mothers were monitored… CONTINUE READING

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