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Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Cause in Agricultural Communities. Reply.

N Engl J Med 2019 08;381(7):689

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1907676DOI Listing
August 2019

Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Cause in Agricultural Communities.

N Engl J Med 2019 05;380(19):1843-1852

From the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension (R.J.J.), the Colorado Consortium on Climate Change and Health (R.J.J., L.S.N.), the Center for Health, Work & Environment, and the Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health and Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health (L.S.N.), and the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine (L.S.N.), University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and the Division of Nephrology, Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Health Administration Hospital, Department of Veterans Affairs (R.J.J.) - all in Aurora; the Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (C.W.); and La Isla Network, Washington, DC (C.W.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMra1813869DOI Listing
May 2019

Maternal residential pesticide use and risk of childhood leukemia in Costa Rica.

Int J Cancer 2018 09 26;143(6):1295-1304. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.31522DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6099525PMC
September 2018

[Author's response: Pesticides and heat stress in the global epidemic of chronic kidney disease of non-traditional origin].

Arch Prev Riesgos Labor 2018 Jan to Mar;21(1):27-28

Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), Karolinska Institutet, Estocolmo, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12961/aprl.2018.21.1.06DOI Listing
February 2018

Intervention to diminish dehydration and kidney damage among sugarcane workers.

Scand J Work Environ Health 2018 01 7;44(1):16-24. Epub 2017 Jul 7.

University of Massachusetts Lowell, 7 Camden Place, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5271/sjweh.3659DOI Listing
January 2018

[Chronic kidney disease of unknown or nontraditional origin: a new global epidemic?]

Arch Prev Riesgos Labor 2017 Oct to Dec;20(4):200-202

Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), Karolinska Institutet, Estocolmo, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12961/aprl.2017.20.4.01DOI Listing
November 2017

Erratum to: Pesticide exposures and chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology: an epidemiologic review.

Environ Health 2017 06 20;16(1):67. Epub 2017 Jun 20.

Department of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, SE, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12940-017-0274-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5477760PMC
June 2017

Pesticide exposures and chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology: an epidemiologic review.

Environ Health 2017 05 23;16(1):49. Epub 2017 May 23.

Department of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, SE, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12940-017-0254-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5442867PMC
May 2017

Mesoamerican Nephropathy or Global Warming Nephropathy?

Blood Purif 2016 15;41(1-3):135-8. Epub 2016 Jan 15.

Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000441265DOI Listing
December 2016

Pesticide exposure and neurodevelopment in children aged 6-9 years from Talamanca, Costa Rica.

Cortex 2016 12 15;85:137-150. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Health, Well-being, Society and Environment (CINBIOSE), University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2016.09.003DOI Listing
December 2016

In reply to: "Should we consider renaming 'Mesoamerican Nephropathy' as Nephropathy of Unknown Cause in Agricultural Labourers (NUCAL)?"

Occup Environ Med 2016 11 26;73(11):802-803. Epub 2016 Aug 26.

Department of Nephrology and Mineral Metabolism, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Salvador Zubirán, Mexico city, Mexico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2016-104005DOI Listing
November 2016

Comment: Mesoamerican nephropathy--new evidence and the need to act now.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2015 23;21(4):333-6. Epub 2015 Jul 23.

Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell , Lowell, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/2049396715Y.0000000008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4727593PMC
July 2016

Kidney function in sugarcane cutters in Nicaragua--A longitudinal study of workers at risk of Mesoamerican nephropathy.

Environ Res 2016 May 8;147:125-32. Epub 2016 Feb 8.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2016.02.002DOI Listing
May 2016

Mesoamerican Nephropathy: Do Novel Biomarkers of Kidney Damage Have a Role to Play?

Am J Kidney Dis 2016 Feb;67(2):173-5

University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.10.010DOI Listing
February 2016

Heat Stress Nephropathy From Exercise-Induced Uric Acid Crystalluria: A Perspective on Mesoamerican Nephropathy.

Am J Kidney Dis 2016 Jan 9;67(1):20-30. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado, Denver, CO; Division of Nephrology, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Department of Veteran Affairs, Denver, CO. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.08.021DOI Listing
January 2016

Mesoamerican nephropathy: geographical distribution and time trends of chronic kidney disease mortality between 1970 and 2012 in Costa Rica.

Occup Environ Med 2015 Oct 21;72(10):714-21. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2014-102799DOI Listing
October 2015

Heat stress, dehydration, and kidney function in sugarcane cutters in El Salvador--A cross-shift study of workers at risk of Mesoamerican nephropathy.

Environ Res 2015 Oct 23;142:746-55. Epub 2015 Jul 23.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg, P.B 414, SE 405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2015.07.007DOI Listing
October 2015

IARC monographs: 40 years of evaluating carcinogenic hazards to humans.

Authors:
Neil Pearce Aaron Blair Paolo Vineis Wolfgang Ahrens Aage Andersen Josep M Anto Bruce K Armstrong Andrea A Baccarelli Frederick A Beland Amy Berrington Pier Alberto Bertazzi Linda S Birnbaum Ross C Brownson John R Bucher Kenneth P Cantor Elisabeth Cardis John W Cherrie David C Christiani Pierluigi Cocco David Coggon Pietro Comba Paul A Demers John M Dement Jeroen Douwes Ellen A Eisen Lawrence S Engel Richard A Fenske Lora E Fleming Tony Fletcher Elizabeth Fontham Francesco Forastiere Rainer Frentzel-Beyme Lin Fritschi Michel Gerin Marcel Goldberg Philippe Grandjean Tom K Grimsrud Per Gustavsson Andy Haines Patricia Hartge Johnni Hansen Michael Hauptmann Dick Heederik Kari Hemminki Denis Hemon Irva Hertz-Picciotto Jane A Hoppin James Huff Bengt Jarvholm Daehee Kang Margaret R Karagas Kristina Kjaerheim Helge Kjuus Manolis Kogevinas David Kriebel Petter Kristensen Hans Kromhout Francine Laden Pierre Lebailly Grace LeMasters Jay H Lubin Charles F Lynch Elsebeth Lynge Andrea 't Mannetje Anthony J McMichael John R McLaughlin Loraine Marrett Marco Martuzzi James A Merchant Enzo Merler Franco Merletti Anthony Miller Franklin E Mirer Richard Monson Karl-Cristian Nordby Andrew F Olshan Marie-Elise Parent Frederica P Perera Melissa J Perry Angela Cecilia Pesatori Roberta Pirastu Miquel Porta Eero Pukkala Carol Rice David B Richardson Leonard Ritter Beate Ritz Cecile M Ronckers Lesley Rushton Jennifer A Rusiecki Ivan Rusyn Jonathan M Samet Dale P Sandler Silvia de Sanjose Eva Schernhammer Adele Seniori Costantini Noah Seixas Carl Shy Jack Siemiatycki Debra T Silverman Lorenzo Simonato Allan H Smith Martyn T Smith John J Spinelli Margaret R Spitz Lorann Stallones Leslie T Stayner Kyle Steenland Mark Stenzel Bernard W Stewart Patricia A Stewart Elaine Symanski Benedetto Terracini Paige E Tolbert Harri Vainio John Vena Roel Vermeulen Cesar G Victora Elizabeth M Ward Clarice R Weinberg Dennis Weisenburger Catharina Wesseling Elisabete Weiderpass Shelia Hoar Zahm

Environ Health Perspect 2015 Jun 24;123(6):507-14. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1409149DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4455595PMC
June 2015

Heat-related symptoms in sugarcane harvesters.

Am J Ind Med 2015 May;58(5):541-8

Regional Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Program on Health, Work and Environment (SALTRA), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22450DOI Listing
May 2015

Pesticides and human health.

Occup Environ Med 2015 Feb 24;72(2):81-2. Epub 2014 Dec 24.

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2014-102454DOI Listing
February 2015

Maternal supplementation with folic acid and other vitamins and risk of leukemia in offspring: a Childhood Leukemia International Consortium study.

Epidemiology 2014 Nov;25(6):811-22

From the aUniversity of California, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA; bTelethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, West Perth, Western Australia; cDean's Department and Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand; dInserm, CESP Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Environmental Epidemiology of Cancer Team, Université Paris-Sud, Villejuif, France; ePediatric Hematology-Oncology Program, Research Program, Instituto Nacional de Cancer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; fInstituto Regional de Estudios en Sustancias Tóxicas (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica; gDivision of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; hInternational Agency for Research on Cancer, Section of Environment and Radiation, Lyon, France; iDepartment of Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Medical Statistics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece; jResearch Department, Children's Cancer Hospital, Cairo, Egypt; kSydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; lNational School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Ministry of Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; mGerman Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Medical Centre, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany; nLunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and oDepartment of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000000141DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5903563PMC
November 2014

In reply to 'Pesticides and the epidemic of CKD in Central America'.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Sep;64(3):477-8

University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.07.001DOI Listing
September 2014

Fructokinase activity mediates dehydration-induced renal injury.

Kidney Int 2014 Aug 11;86(2):294-302. Epub 2013 Dec 11.

1] Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, USA [2] Division of Nephrology, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Department of Veteran Affairs, Denver, Colorado, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2013.492DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4120672PMC
August 2014

Working conditions and health in Central America: a survey of 12,024 workers in six countries.

Occup Environ Med 2014 Jul 20;71(7):459-65. Epub 2014 Mar 20.

Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral (CISAL), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain Instituto Sindical Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud (ISTAS), CCOO, Valencia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2013-101908DOI Listing
July 2014

Hyperosmolarity drives hypertension and CKD--water and salt revisited.

Nat Rev Nephrol 2014 07 6;10(7):415-20. Epub 2014 May 6.

Laboratory of Renal Physiopathology, Intituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chavez, Mexico City, Mexico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrneph.2014.76DOI Listing
July 2014

Wesseling et al. respond.

Am J Public Health 2014 Jul 15;104(7):e9-e10. Epub 2014 May 15.

Catharina Wesseling and Jennifer Crowe are with the Program on Work, Environment and Health in Central America (SALTRA), Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica. Christer Hogstedt is with the Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Kristina Jakobsson is with the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. Rebekah Lucas is with the Hothaps Program, Umeå International School of Public Health, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. David H. Wegman is with Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2014.302029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4056221PMC
July 2014

Resolving the enigma of the mesoamerican nephropathy: a research workshop summary.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Mar 17;63(3):396-404. Epub 2013 Oct 17.

Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.08.014DOI Listing
March 2014

CKD of unknown origin in Central America: the case for a Mesoamerican nephropathy.

Am J Kidney Dis 2014 Mar 10;63(3):506-20. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado, Denver, CO.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.10.062DOI Listing
March 2014

Wesseling et al. respond.

Am J Public Health 2014 Mar 16;104(3):e1-2. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

Catharina Wesseling and Jennifer Crowe are with the Program on Work, Environment and Health in Central America (SALTRA), Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica. Christer Hogstedt is with the Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Kristina Jakobsson is with the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. Rebekah Lucas is with the Hothaps Program, Umeå International School of Public Health, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. David H. Wegman is with Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301803DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3953800PMC
March 2014

The epidemic of chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Mesoamerica: a call for interdisciplinary research and action.

Am J Public Health 2013 Nov 12;103(11):1927-30. Epub 2013 Sep 12.

Catharina Wesseling and Jennifer Crowe are with the Program on Work, Environment and Health in Central America (SALTRA), Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica. Christer Hogstedt is with the Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Kristina Jakobsson is with the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. Rebekah Lucas is with the Hothaps Program, Umeå International School of Public Health, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. David H. Wegman is with Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301594DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3828726PMC
November 2013

Heat exposure in sugarcane harvesters in Costa Rica.

Am J Ind Med 2013 Oct 17;56(10):1157-64. Epub 2013 Jun 17.

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Program on Work, Environment and Health in Central America (SALTRA), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22204DOI Listing
October 2013

Social movements and risk perception: unions, churches, pesticides and bananas in Costa Rica.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2013 Jan-Mar;19(1):11-21

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/2049396712Y.0000000018DOI Listing
July 2013

Indigenous children living nearby plantations with chlorpyrifos-treated bags have elevated 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPy) urinary concentrations.

Environ Res 2012 Aug 28;117:17-26. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2012.04.006DOI Listing
August 2012

Decreased kidney function among agricultural workers in El Salvador.

Am J Kidney Dis 2012 Apr 1;59(4):531-40. Epub 2012 Feb 1.

Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of El Salvador, Ciudad Universitaria, San Salvador, El Salvador.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2011.11.039DOI Listing
April 2012

Assessment of long-term and recent pesticide exposure among rural school children in Nicaragua.

Occup Environ Med 2012 Feb 1;69(2):119-25. Epub 2011 Jul 1.

Center for Research in Health, Work and Environment (CISTA), National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, León, Nicaragua.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oem.2010.062539DOI Listing
February 2012

SALTRA: a regional program for workers' health and sustainable development in Central America.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2011 Jul-Sep;17(3):223-9

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/107735211799041878DOI Listing
September 2011

Fatal occupational injuries in Nicaragua, 2005.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2011 Jul-Sep;17(3):238-42

The Research Center on Health, Work and Environment, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua at León, León, Nicaragua.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/107735211799041959DOI Listing
September 2011

Registration of fatal occupational injuries in Costa Rica, 2005-2006.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2011 Jul-Sep;17(3):243-50

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/107735211799041913DOI Listing
September 2011

Monitoring pesticide use and associated health hazards in Central America.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2011 Jul-Sep;17(3):258-69

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/107735211799041896DOI Listing
September 2011

Pesticide use in banana and plantain production and risk perception among local actors in Talamanca, Costa Rica.

Environ Res 2011 Jul 10;111(5):708-17. Epub 2011 Mar 10.

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2011.02.009DOI Listing
July 2011

Pesticide use in banana and plantain production and risk perception among local actors in Talamanca, Costa Rica.

Environ Res 2011 Jul 10;111(5):708-17. Epub 2011 Mar 10.

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2011.02.009DOI Listing
July 2011

Decreased kidney function of unknown cause in Nicaragua: a community-based survey.

Am J Kidney Dis 2010 Mar 8;55(3):485-96. Epub 2010 Feb 8.

Research Centre on Health, Work and Environment, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua at León, León, Nicaragua.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2009.12.012DOI Listing
March 2010

A pilot field evaluation on heat stress in sugarcane workers in Costa Rica: What to do next?

Glob Health Action 2009 Nov 11;2. Epub 2009 Nov 11.

Program on Work and Health in Central America (SALTRA), Central American Institute for Studies in Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v2i0.2062DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2799305PMC
November 2009

The determinants of dermal exposure ranking method (DERM): a pesticide exposure assessment approach for developing countries.

Ann Occup Hyg 2008 Aug 7;52(6):535-44. Epub 2008 Jul 7.

Center for Research on Health, Work and Environment (CISTA), Faculty of Medical Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, León, Nicaragua.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annhyg/men035DOI Listing
August 2008

Estimating the relative risk of pancreatic cancer associated with exposure agents in job title data in a hierarchical Bayesian meta-analysis.

Scand J Work Environ Health 2007 Oct;33(5):325-35

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Good Practices and Competence, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5271/sjweh.1153DOI Listing
October 2007

Parental occupational exposure to pesticides and the risk of childhood leukemia in Costa Rica.

Scand J Work Environ Health 2007 Aug;33(4):293-303

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86-3000, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5271/sjweh.1146DOI Listing
August 2007

Mortality among a cohort of banana plantation workers in Costa Rica.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2006 Oct-Dec;12(4):321-8

Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-7236, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/oeh.2006.12.4.321DOI Listing
January 2007

Use of a national reporting system for occupational injuries in Costa Rica.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2006 Apr-Jun;12(2):142-6

University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Occupational Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/oeh.2006.12.2.142DOI Listing
December 2006

Assessment of dermal pesticide exposure with fluorescent tracer: a modification of a visual scoring system for developing countries.

Ann Occup Hyg 2006 Jan 26;50(1):75-83. Epub 2005 Aug 26.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Occupational and Environmental Health Program, Faculty of Medicine, UNAN-León, Nicaragua.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annhyg/mei027DOI Listing
January 2006

Perspectives for workplace health promotion in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2005 Jul-Sep;11(3):313-21

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/107735205800245993DOI Listing
November 2005

Acute pesticide poisoning and pesticide registration in Central America.

Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 2005 Sep;207(2 Suppl):697-705

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional (IRET-UNA), PO Box 86, 3000-Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.taap.2005.03.033DOI Listing
September 2005

[Determining exposure history in occupational epidemiology].

Rev Panam Salud Publica 2005 Sep;18(3):187-96

Universidad El Bosque, Santa Fe de Bogotá, Colombia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s1020-49892005000800006DOI Listing
September 2005

Assessment of pesticide exposure in the agricultural population of Costa Rica.

Ann Occup Hyg 2005 Jul 13;49(5):375-84. Epub 2005 Jan 13.

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annhyg/meh102DOI Listing
July 2005

Pesticide prioritization for a case-control study on childhood leukemia in Costa Rica: a simple stepwise approach.

Environ Res 2005 Mar;97(3):335-47

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2004.05.011DOI Listing
March 2005

Determinants of dermal exposure among Nicaraguan subsistence farmers during pesticide applications with backpack sprayers.

Ann Occup Hyg 2005 Jan 15;49(1):17-24. Epub 2004 Dec 15.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medical Sciences, UNAN-León, León, Nicaragua.

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January 2005

Reliability of a visual scoring system with fluorescent tracers to assess dermal pesticide exposure.

Ann Occup Hyg 2004 Oct 20;48(7):601-6. Epub 2004 Sep 20.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, León, Nicaragua.

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October 2004

Central nervous system effects of acute organophosphate poisoning in a two-year follow-up.

Scand J Work Environ Health 2004 Oct;30(5):362-70

Department of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Health Program, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua at León (UNAN-León), León, Nicaragua.

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October 2004

Pesticide patch test series for the assessment of allergic contact dermatitis among banana plantation workers in panama.

Dermatitis 2004 Sep;15(3):137-45

Department of Occupational Dermatology, Social Security Bureau of Panama, David, Panama.

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September 2004

An icon-based interview for the assessment of occupational pesticide exposure in a case-control study of childhood leukemia.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2004 Jan-Mar;10(1):72-8

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86-3000, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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August 2004

Workplace carcinogen and pesticide exposures in Costa Rica.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2003 Apr-Jun;9(2):104-11

Instituto Regional de Estudios en Sustancias Tóxicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Tierra y el Mar, Universidad Nacional, Apartado Postal 86, 3000 Heredia, Costa Rica.

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September 2003

Tactile vibration thresholds after acute poisonings with organophosphate insecticides.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2002 Jul-Sep;8(3):212-9

Department of Physiology, National Autonomous University, Léon, Nicaragua.

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February 2003

Occupational health in Central America.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2002 Apr-Jun;8(2):125-36

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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November 2002

Onset of grip- and pinch-strength impairment after acute poisonings with organophosphate insecticides.

Int J Occup Environ Health 2002 Jan-Mar;8(1):19-26

Department of Physiology, National Autonomous University, León, Nicaragua.

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July 2002

Pesticide usage and health consequences for women in developing countries: out of sight, out of mind?

Int J Occup Environ Health 2002 Jan-Mar;8(1):46-59

Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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July 2002

Childhood leukaemia in Costa Rica, 1981-96.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2002 Jul;16(3):210-8

Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET), Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86-3000, Heredia, Costa Rica.

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July 2002

Central nervous system tumours in children in Costa Rica, 1981-96.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2002 Jul;16(3):219-25

Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden.

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July 2002

Cancer of the brain and nervous system and occupational exposures in Finnish women.

J Occup Environ Med 2002 Jul;44(7):663-8

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland.

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July 2002