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Document ID (ISN)72159
CIS number 99-193
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) McMartin K.I., Chu M., Kopecky E., Einarson T.R., Koren G.
Title Pregnancy outcome following maternal organic solvent exposure: A meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies
Bibliographic information Sep. 1998, Vol.34, No.3, p.288-292. 15 ref.
Abstract Maternal occupational exposure to organic solvents is associated with a tendency toward an increased risk for spontaneous abortion and additional studies may affect the trend. There is a statistically significant association with major malformations which warrants futher investigation. Topics: abortion; embryotoxic effects; epidemiologic study; expectant mothers; literature survey; organic solvents; parental exposure; teratogenic effects.
Descriptors (primary) organic solvents; expectant mothers; teratogenic effects; abortion
Descriptors (secondary) embryotoxic effects; epidemiologic study; parental exposure; literature survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the reproductive system
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects