Individual Study / GESTation and Environment

Pregnancy and healthy child: a study of thyroid and environment

Pregnancy and healthy child: a study of thyroid and environment

Initiatives -
To investigate the association between maternal blood PBDE concentrations measured in early pregnancy and serum thyroid hormone levels assessed at less than 20 weeks of pregnancy, at delivery, and in cord blood.
Start Year
2007

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Larissa Takser
    Université de Sherbrooke

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
All children were followed up at 2 years, 6-7 years and at 8-12 years.

Marker Paper

Abdelouahab N, Langlois MF, Lavoie L, Corbin F, Pasquier JC, Takser L. 2013. Maternal and cord-blood thyroid hormone levels and exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls during early pregnancy. AJE (2013) 178(5):701-713.

PUBMED 23924579

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,561
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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