Maternal DDT exposures in relation to fetal and 5-year growth.

@article{Jusko2006MaternalDE,
  title={Maternal DDT exposures in relation to fetal and 5-year growth.},
  author={Todd A. Jusko and Thomas D. Koepsell and Rebecca James Baker and Teri A Greenfield and Eric J Willman and M. Judith Charles and Stuart W. Teplin and Harvey Checkoway and Irva Hertz-Picciotto},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={692-700}
}
BACKGROUND Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is an organochlorine pesticide still used in areas of the world where malaria vector control is needed. Few studies have examined in utero exposures to DDT in relation to fetal and early childhood growth in populations with substantial exposure to DDT. Furthermore, only a portion of these studies have investigated in utero exposures and growth during childhood. METHODS To assess the role of in utero exposures to DDT on fetal and early childhood… CONTINUE READING