The relation between urinary metabolite of pyrethroid insecticides and semen quality in humans.

@article{Xia2008TheRB,
  title={The relation between urinary metabolite of pyrethroid insecticides and semen quality in humans.},
  author={Yankai Xia and Yan Han and Bin Wu and Shoulin Wang and Aihua Gu and Ningxia Lu and Jianling Bo and Lin Song and Nianzu Jin and Xinru Wang},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2008},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={1743-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the possible association between internal exposure levels of 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA), an urinary metabolite of pyrethroids, and altered semen quality in Chinese men. DESIGN A retrospective case-control study. SETTING Center of clinical reproductive medicine. PATIENT(S) Three hundred seventy-six men with nonobstructive infertility. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Urinary 3-PBA concentration, semen volume, sperm concentration, sperm number per ejaculum, sperm motility… CONTINUE READING