No evidence for congenital malformations or prenatal death in infants born to women with a high dietary intake of fish contaminated with persistent organochlorines.

@article{Rylander1999NoEF,
  title={No evidence for congenital malformations or prenatal death in infants born to women with a high dietary intake of fish contaminated with persistent organochlorines.},
  author={Lars Rylander and Lars Hagmar},
  journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health},
  year={1999},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={121-4}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to assess whether a high dietary intake of fatty fish from the Baltic Sea, contaminated with persistent organochlorine compounds, might increase the risk for congenital malformations and perinatal death. METHODS A cohort of fishermen's wives from the Swedish east coast (at the Baltic Sea) were linked to the Swedish Medical Birth Register (MBR), resulting in the identification of 1501 infants born in the period 1973-1991. A further linkage with the… CONTINUE READING

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