Thimerosal

Known as: Ethylmercurithiosalicylate Sodium, ((o-Carboxyphenyl)thio)ethylmercury, Sodium Salt, Ethylmercurithiosalicylate, Sodium 
An organomercurial compound and derivative of thiosalicyclic acid with antibacterial and antifungal properties. Although the mechanism of action has… (More)
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1951-2018
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND It has been hypothesized that early exposure to thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in vaccines and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Thimerosal is a preservative that has been used in manufacturing vaccines since the 1930s. Reports have indicated that infants… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Thimerosol is an antiseptic containing 49.5% ethyl mercury that has been used for years as a preservative in many infant vaccines… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The developing brain is uniquely susceptible to the neurotoxic hazard posed by mercurials. Host differences in maturation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE There is an established link between exposure to mercury and impaired childhood cognitive development and early motor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT Mercuric compounds are nephrotoxic and neurotoxic at high doses. Thimerosal, a preservative used widely in vaccine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To assess the possible toxicity of thimerosal-containing vaccines (TCVs) among infants. METHODS A 2-phased… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE It has been suggested that thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative in vaccines, is a risk factor for the… (More)
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2003
2003
We were initially highly skeptical that differences in the concentrations of thimerosal in vaccines would have any effect on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
This report updates the 2001 recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of… (More)
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