Pesticide exposure and creatinine variation among young children

@article{ORourke2000PesticideEA,
  title={Pesticide exposure and creatinine variation among young children},
  author={Mary Kay O'Rourke and Patricia S{\'a}nchez Lizardi and S{\'e}umas P Rogan and Natalie C G Freeman and Angel Custodio Rebollo Aguirre and C G Saint},
  journal={Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={10},
  pages={672-681}
}
Pesticide exposure may differentially impact young children; they live closer to the ground and take in greater amounts of food relative to body mass than older children or adults. We are using an organophosphate (OP) urinary biomarker screen (gas chromatography with flame photometric detection, GC/FPD) to evaluate pesticide exposure among 154 children ≤6 years of age living in a heavily farmed border (US–Mexico) community. The screen detects diethylphosphates (DEPs) and dimethylphosphates… CONTINUE READING
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