Human breast milk contamination with phthalates and alterations of endogenous reproductive hormones in infants three months of age

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  • Main, Katharina Maria
  • Gerda Krog Mortensen
  • Marko M Kaleva
  • Kirsten A Boisen
  • Ida N Damgaard
  • Marla Chellakooty
  • Ida M Schmidt
  • Anne-Maarit Suomi
  • Helena E Virtanen
  • Jørgen Holm Petersen
  • Anna-Maria Andersson
  • Jorma Toppari
  • Skakkebæk, Niels Erik
Phthalates adversely affect the male reproductive system in animals. We investigated whether phthalate monoester contamination of human breast milk had any influence on the postnatal surge of reproductive hormones in newborn boys as a sign of testicular dysgenesis.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEnvironmental Health Perspectives
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)270-276
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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