Occurrence of biomarkers of pesticide exposure in non-invasive human specimens.

@article{Yus2015OccurrenceOB,
  title={Occurrence of biomarkers of pesticide exposure in non-invasive human specimens.},
  author={Vicent Yus{\'a} and Maurice Millet and Clara Coscoll{\'a} and Olga Pardo and Marta Roca},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2015},
  volume={139},
  pages={91-108}
}
Biomonitoring has been used in many types of investigations, including national programmes and epidemiological studies, to explore the occurrence of biomarkers of pesticide exposure in the general population or relevant groups. This review discusses recent studies that measure levels of biomarkers of pesticide exposure in non-invasive human specimens such as urine, breast milk, meconium and hair. Specific and non-specific metabolites of organophosphate and pyrethroid insecticides have been… CONTINUE READING