The role of drinking water sources, consumption of vegetables and seafood in relation to blood arsenic concentrations of Jamaican children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Abstract

Arsenic is a toxic metal with harmful effects on human health, particularly on cognitive function. Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are lifelong neurodevelopmental and behavioral disorders manifesting in infancy or early childhood. We used data from 130 children between 2 and 8 years (65 pairs of ASD cases with age- and sex-matched control), to compare the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.06.085

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@article{Rahbar2012TheRO, title={The role of drinking water sources, consumption of vegetables and seafood in relation to blood arsenic concentrations of Jamaican children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders.}, author={Mohammad Hossein Rahbar and Maureen E. Samms-Vaughan and Manouchehr Ardjomand-Hessabi and Katherine A. Loveland and Aisha S. Dickerson and Zhongxue Chen and Jan Bressler and Sydonnie Shakespeare-Pellington and Megan L. Grove and Kari Bloom and Julie J Wirth and Deborah A. Pearson and Eric Boerwinkle}, journal={The Science of the total environment}, year={2012}, volume={433}, pages={362-70} }