Association between serum perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and thyroid disease in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Henley, William E.
Galloway, Tamara S.
Environmental Health Perspectives
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, also known as C8) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are stable compounds with many industrial and consumer uses. Their persistence in the environment plus toxicity in animal models has raised concern over low-level chronic exposure effects on human health.
addresses: Epidemiology and Public Health Group, eninsula Medical School, Exeter, United Kingdom.
notes: PMCID: PMC2866686
types: Journal Article
'Reproduced with permission from Environmental Health Perspectives'
Copyright © 2010 National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Environmental Health Perspectives, 2010, Vol. 118, Issue 5, pp. 686 - 692
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