Persistent Pesticides in Human Breast Milk and Cryptorchidism

@inproceedings{Damgaard2006PersistentPI,
  title={Persistent Pesticides in Human Breast Milk and Cryptorchidism},
  author={Ida Norgil Damgaard and Niels Erik Skakkeb{\ae}k and Jorma Toppari and Helena Eeva Virtanen and Heqing Shen and Kevin Schramm and J{\o}rgen Holm Petersen and Michael Dam Jensen and Katharina Maria Main},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2006}
}
INTRODUCTION Prenatal exposure to some pesticides can adversely affect male reproductive health in animals. We investigated a possible human association between maternal exposure to 27 organochlorine compounds used as pesticides and cryptorchidism among male children. DESIGN Within a prospective birth cohort, we performed a case-control study; 62 milk samples from mothers of cryptorchid boys and 68 from mothers of healthy boys were selected. Milk was collected as individual pools between 1… CONTINUE READING

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