Pervasive Developmental Disorders in Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Prevalence and Links With Immunizations

@article{Fombonne2006PervasiveDD,
  title={Pervasive Developmental Disorders in Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Prevalence and Links With Immunizations},
  author={E. Fombonne and Rita Zakarian and Andrew Bennett and L. Meng and Diane McLean-Heywood},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={e139 - e150}
}
BACKGROUND. The prevalence of pervasive developmental disorders has increased in recent years. Links with the measles component of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and the cumulative exposure to thimerosal through other vaccines have been postulated. OBJECTIVES. The purpose of this work was to estimate the pervasive developmental disorder prevalence in Montreal, Canada, in cohorts born from 1987 to 1998 and evaluate the relationship of trends in pervasive developmental disorder rates with: (1… Expand
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