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Neonatal Thyroid Function in Seveso 25 Years after Maternal Exposure to Dioxin

  • Andrea Baccarelli mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: abaccare@hsph.harvard.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Clinica del Lavoro “L. Devoto,” University of Milan, Milan, Italy, Department of Preventive Medicine, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

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  • Sara M Giacomini,

    Affiliations: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Clinica del Lavoro “L. Devoto,” University of Milan, Milan, Italy, Department of Preventive Medicine, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

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  • Carlo Corbetta,

    Affiliation: Neonatal Screening Laboratory, “V. Buzzi” Children's Hospital, Milan, Italy

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  • Maria Teresa Landi,

    Affiliation: Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health/Department of Health and Human Services (NIH/DHHS), Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Matteo Bonzini,

    Affiliations: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Clinica del Lavoro “L. Devoto,” University of Milan, Milan, Italy, Department of Preventive Medicine, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

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  • Dario Consonni,

    Affiliations: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Clinica del Lavoro “L. Devoto,” University of Milan, Milan, Italy, Department of Preventive Medicine, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

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  • Paolo Grillo,

    Affiliations: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Clinica del Lavoro “L. Devoto,” University of Milan, Milan, Italy, Department of Preventive Medicine, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

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  • Donald G Patterson Jr.,

    Affiliation: EnviroSolutions Consulting, Jasper, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Angela C Pesatori,

    Affiliations: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Clinica del Lavoro “L. Devoto,” University of Milan, Milan, Italy, Department of Preventive Medicine, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

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  • Pier Alberto Bertazzi

    Affiliations: Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Clinica del Lavoro “L. Devoto,” University of Milan, Milan, Italy, Department of Preventive Medicine, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

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  • Published: July 29, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050161

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Please read 'hypo' for 'hyper'

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:28 GMT

Author: Rod Hewitt
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E-mail: rod@vrod.co.uk
Submitted Date: July 29, 2008
Published Date: August 4, 2008
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Why Was This Study Done?

"... If untreated, “neonatal” hyperthyroidism can cause severe mental and physical retardation so, in many countries, blood TSH levels are measured soon after birth..."

Shame. This typo will be copied and pasted by a thousand journalists.

Competing interests declared: I declare that I have no competing interests.