Urinary Biomarkers for Phthalates Associated with Asthma in Norwegian Children

@inproceedings{Bertelsen2013UrinaryBF,
  title={Urinary Biomarkers for Phthalates Associated with Asthma in Norwegian Children},
  author={Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen and Karin Cecilie L\odrup Carlsen and Antonia M. Calafat and Jane A. Hoppin and Geir H{\aa}land and Petter Mowinckel and K. H. Carlsen and Martinus L\ovik},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND High-molecular-weight phthalates in indoor dust have been associated with asthma in children, but few studies have evaluated phthalate biomarkers in association with respiratory outcomes. OBJECTIVES We explored the association between urinary concentrations of phthalate metabolites and current asthma. METHODS In a cross-sectional analysis, 11 metabolites of 8 phthalates [including four metabolites of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate] were measured in one first morning void collected… CONTINUE READING