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Abstract Title:

Organochlorine pesticide level differences among female inhabitants from Veracruz, Puebla and Tabasco, Mexico.

Abstract Source:

Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2014 Aug ;93(2):233-7. Epub 2014 Jun 15. PMID: 24928094

Abstract Author(s):

Stefan M Waliszewski, M Caba, H Saldarriaga-Noreña, A J Martínez, E Meza, R Valencia Quintana, R Zepeda

Article Affiliation:

Stefan M Waliszewski

Abstract:

Organochlorine pesticides have been used in Mexico in malaria control programs and against ectoparasites. The objective of this study was to compare the levels of organochlorine pesticides: HCB,α-β-γ-HCH, pp'-DDE, op'-DDT and pp'-DDT in adipose tissue of female inhabitants from three Mexican states: Veracruz, Puebla and Tabasco. Data analyses indicated higher β-HCH levels in Puebla inhabitants. When comparing the mean values of the pp'-DDE concentrations among the three states, no statistically significant differences were noted. A trend of increasing concentrations of op'-DDT from Veracruz to Puebla and Tabasco was observed. Significantly higher pp'-DDT concentrations in Veracruz as compared to Puebla and Tabasco were determined. Using factorial analysis of three age categories(>30, 31-50,<51) organochlorine pesticide concentrations increases with age of participants, indicating time of exposure as a principal factor of organochlorine pesticides accumulation in adipose tissue.

Study Type : Human Study

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