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Main Title Intrauterine exposure of humans to PCBs : newborn effects /
Author Fein, G. ; Jacobson, J. L. ; Jacobson, S. W. ; Schwarz, P. ;
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Fein, Greta G.,
CORP Author Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Public Health. ;Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI. Dept. of Psychology.;Environmental Research Lab.-Duluth, MN.
Publisher Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA-600/3-84-060; PB84188887
Stock Number PB84-188887
OCLC Number 20587111
Subjects Newborn infants--Effect of drugs on--United States ; Abnormalities, Drug-Induced--epidemiology ; Body Burden ; Fishes ; Infant, Newborn, Diseases--chemically induced ; Maternal-Fetal Exchange ; Polychlorinated Biphenyls--poisoning ; Newborn infants--United States--Effect of drugs on
Additional Subjects Toxicology ; Fetuses ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Humans ; Exposure ; Food consumption ; Pregnancy ; Fishes ; Lake Michigan ; Behavior ; Polychlorinated biphenyls ; Intrauterine ; Mothers milk
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EHAM  EPA-600/3-84-060 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 05/25/2016
ELDD  EPA-600/3-84-060 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 07/01/2010
NTIS  PB84-188887 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation ii, 84 leaves : illustrations
The effect of low-level chronic exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from consumption of Lake Michigan fish was assessed in pregnant women and their newborn offspring. Low levels of PCBs remain in the human body for some time, and caused, in this sample, decreases in birth weight, head circumference, and gestational age of the newborn. PCBs appeared to be transmitted to the infants prior to birth through the maternal serum, and after birth through breast milk. Behavioral deficiencies were observed in the infants exposed to PCBs both in autonomic immaturity and depressed responsiveness.
"May 1984." Final report. Sponsoring agency: Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Includes bibliographical references. Photocopy's cover title: Intrauterine exposure of humans to PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls). Photocopy.