Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphorous Pesticides and Fetal Growth: Pooled Results from Four Longitudinal Birth Cohort Studies

@inproceedings{Harley2016PrenatalET,
  title={Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphorous Pesticides and Fetal Growth: Pooled Results from Four Longitudinal Birth Cohort Studies},
  author={Kim G. Harley and Stephanie M. Engel and Michelle G. Vedar and Brenda Eskenazi and Robin M. Whyatt and Bruce P Lanphear and A S A Bradman and Virginia A. Rauh and Kimberly Yolton and Richard William Hornung and James G. Wetmur and Jia Chen and Nina Titenko Holland and Dana Boyd Barr and Frederica Perera and Mary S. Wolff},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Organophosphorous (OP) pesticides are associated with reduced fetal growth in animals, but human studies are inconsistent. OBJECTIVES We pooled data from four cohorts to examine associations of prenatal OP exposure with birth weight (n = 1,169), length (n = 1,152), and head circumference (n = 1,143). METHODS Data were from the CHAMACOS, HOME, Columbia, and Mount Sinai birth cohorts. Concentrations of three diethyl phosphate (ΣDEP) and three dimethyl phosphate (ΣDMP) metabolites… CONTINUE READING

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