Pyrethroid insecticide exposure and semen quality of young Japanese men.

@article{Imai2014PyrethroidIE,
  title={Pyrethroid insecticide exposure and semen quality of young Japanese men.},
  author={Kanako Imai and Jun Yoshinaga and Mitsuha Yoshikane and Hiroaki Shiraishi and Makiko Naka Mieno and Miki Yoshiike and Shiari Nozawa and Teruaki Iwamoto},
  journal={Reproductive toxicology},
  year={2014},
  volume={43},
  pages={38-44}
}
The present study aimed at assessing the relationship between exposure to pyrethroid insecticides and semen quality in 323 university students recruited in a population-based manner in Metropolitan Tokyo. Urinary concentrations of pyrethroid insecticide metabolite, 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA), were measured by LC/MS/MS and semen parameters were measured… CONTINUE READING