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PESTICIDE EXPOSURE AND IMMUNE FUNCTION AMONG TODDLERS
Hilborn, E D., M O. Royster, J M. Soukup, D Walsh, D. Barr, S E. Becker, AND W. Bellini. PESTICIDE EXPOSURE AND IMMUNE FUNCTION AMONG TODDLERS. Presented at International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 11-15, 20002.
Response to vaccination may be a sensitive indicator of immunollogic health in young children. Toddlers residing in an intenseive agricultural area along the US/Mexican border were enrolled in a pilot study investigating immunologic function and pesticide exposure by multiple routes.
Twenty eligible children, aged 11-18 months, were recruited at local clinics, and were due to receive their first measles-mumps-rubella vaccine. Care givers were interviewed at enrollment, and again about four weeks later, about the child's history and reported exposure to pesticides.
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Organization:U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LABORATORY
HUMAN STUDIES DIVISION
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOMARKERS BRANCH