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Document ID (ISN)109139
CIS number 09-142
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cocco P., Brennan P., Ibba A., de Sanjosé Llongueras S., Maynadié M., Nieters A., Becker N., Ennas M.G., Tocco M.G., Boffetta P.
Title Plasma polychlorobiphenyl and organochlorine pesticide level and risk of major lymphoma subtypes
Bibliographic information Feb. 2008, Vol.65, No.2, p.132-140. 35 ref.
Abstract There is conflicting epidemiological evidence concerning the relationship between the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and plasma levels of organochlorine (OC) pesticides and polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs). The concentration of 17 OC pesticides was measured in the plasma samples of 174 NHL cases and 203 controls from France, Germany and Spain. The risk of NHL and its major subtypes associated with increasing blood levels of OC pesticides and PCBs was calculated using unconditional logistic regression. Findings are discussed. Overall, there was no evidence of an association between NHL risk and plasma levels of OC pesticides and PCBs.
Descriptors (primary) polychlorinated biphenyls; chlorinated organic compounds; exposure tests; pesticides; risk factors; lymphoma
Descriptors (secondary) Germany; Spain; determination in blood; case-control study; statistical evaluation; France
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany; Spain; France; Italy
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Blood diseases
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals
Biological monitoring