Paternal occupation and birth defects: findings from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study.

@article{Desrosiers2012PaternalOA,
  title={Paternal occupation and birth defects: findings from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study.},
  author={Tania A Desrosiers and Amy H. Herring and Stuart K. Shapira and Mari{\"e}tte Hooiveld and Tom J Luben and Michele L. Herdt-Losavio and Shao Lin and Andrew F. Olshan},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={69 8},
  pages={534-42}
}
OBJECTIVES Several epidemiological studies have suggested that certain paternal occupations may be associated with an increased prevalence of birth defects in offspring. Using data from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, the authors investigated the association between paternal occupation and birth defects in a case-control study of cases comprising over 60 different types of birth defects (n=9998) and non-malformed controls (n=4066) with dates of delivery between 1997 and 2004… CONTINUE READING
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