The effect of polybrominated biphenyl on infants and young children.

  title={The effect of polybrominated biphenyl on infants and young children.},
  author={W. Weil and Michael Spencer and Dr Regina M Benjamin and Elizabeth A Seagull},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={98 1},
The effects of PBB on 33 children born between September 1, 1973, and December 31, 1975, were evaluated in September, 1977. These children, born to families who lived on quarantined farms, were compared to 20 children who were not exposed to PBB. The birthdate interval was selected to obtain children who were exposed in utero or in early infancy or both, the two time periods when damage to developing tissues and organ systems should have been maximal. The results of these studies failed to… CONTINUE READING

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