Parenteral exposure to pesticides and occurence of congenital malformations: hospital-based case–control study

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BACKGROUND Most fetal defects are associated with genetic and environmental causes, among them, exposure of pregnant women to intensive pesticide use. Agribusiness is the economic basis of the state of Mato Grosso, the largest consumer of pesticides of all Brazilian states. The objective of this study was to investigate the association between past parental… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12887-016-0667-x

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