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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 ...
Blood and hair manganese concentrations in pregnant women from the infants' environmental health study (ISA) in Costa Rica
(Environmental Science & Technology, 2014-03)
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 ...