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ID (ISN) del documento58418
Número CIS 92-1257
ISSN - Título de la serie 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Año 1991
Número de serie
Autor(es) Lindbohm M.L., Sallmén M., Anttila A., Taskinen H., Hemminki K.
Título Paternal occupational lead exposure and spontaneous abortion
Información bibliográfica Apr. 1991, Vol.17, No.2, p.95-103. Illus. 19 ref.
Resumen A case-referent study was conducted in order to find out if occupational exposure of men to inorganic lead is related to spontaneous abortion in their wives. The men were biologically monitored for lead exposure. The cases (213 spontaneous abortions) and referents (300 births) were identified from Finnish medical registers. Lead exposure was assessed with blood lead (PbB) measurements and data obtained from a questionnaire. The results did not show a statistically significant relationship between spontaneous abortion and paternal lead exposure among the study subjects. A significant increase was observed in the risk of those women whose husbands had been monitored (PbB ≥1.5µmol/L) during or close to the time of spermatogenesis. The association between lead exposure and spontaneous abortion was modified also by the age of the wife and paternal alcohol use. The findings suggest that there may be an association between paternal lead exposure and the risk of spontaneous abortion.
Descriptores (primarios) plomo; embarazadas; efectos genéticos; aborto
Descriptores (secundarios) valoración de la exposición; estudio comparado; tests de exposición; encuesta por cuestionario
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaFinlandia
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the reproductive system
Antifertility and prenatal effects
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures