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Pesticide Exposure and Respiratory Health of Indigenous Women in Costa Rica
(Published by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and American Journal of Epidemiology, 2009-02-18)
A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2007 to evaluate the relation between pesticide exposure and respiratory health in a population of indigenous women in Costa Rica. Exposed women (n ¼ 69) all worked at plantain ...
Indigenous children living nearby plantations with chlorpyrifos-treated bags have elevated 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPy) urinary concentrations.
(environmental Research, 2012)
Background: The USEnvironmentalProtectionAgencyvoluntaryphased-outresidentialuseofchlor- pyrifosin2001.Incontrast,inCostaRica,chlorpyrifos-treatedbagsareincreasinglyusedtoprotect bananaandplantainfruitsfrominsectsandto ...
Maternal blood and hair manganese concentrations, fetal growth, and length of gestation in the ISA cohort in Costa Rica
(Environmental Research, 2015)
Background: Animal studieshaveshownthatbothdeficiency andexcessmanganese(Mn)mayresultin decreased fetalsizeandweight,buthumanstudieshavereportedinconsistentresults. Methods: WeexaminedtheassociationofbloodandhairMnconc ...
• Aerial application of mancozeb and urinary ethylene thiourea (ETU) concentrations among pregnant women in Costa Rica: the Infants' Environmental Health Study (ISA).
(Environmental Health Perspectives, 2014-12)
Background: Mancozeb and its main metabolite ethylene thiourea (ETU) may alter thyroid function; thyroid hormones are essential for fetal brain development. In Costa Rica, mancozeb is aerially sprayed at large-scale ...
Blood and hair manganese concentrations in pregnant women from the infants' environmental health study (ISA) in Costa Rica
(Environmental Science & Technology, 2014-03)
Pesticide exposure and neurodevelopment in children age 6-9 years from Talamanca, Costa Rica.
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016-09-05)
Condiciones del suelo y poblaciones de nematodos en cinco parcelas demostrativas en las comunidades de Shiroles Y Paraíso, Talamanca.
(Instituto Regional de Estudios en Sustancias Tóxicas, Universidad Nacional, 2011-05)
Informe Técnico ISA 04 Colabaoración Programa ISA Y Asistentes Técnicos de Atención Primaria en Salud del Área de Salud de Talamanca
(Instituto Regional de Estudios en Sustancias Tóxicas, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, 2014-01)
Manganese concentrations in drinking water from villages near banana plantations with aerial mancozeb spraying in Costa Rica: Results from the Infants' Environmental Health Study (ISA)
(Environmental Pollution, 2016-03)
Elevated manganese (Mn) in drinking water has been reported worldwide. While, naturally occurring Mn in groundwater is generally the major source, anthropogenic contamination by Mn-containing fungicides such as mancozeb ...