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Prenatal exposure to cadmium, placental permeability and birth outcomes in coastal populations of South Africa
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-11-06)
Background The impact of prenatal exposure to cadmium (Cd) on birth outcomes is an area of concern. This study aimed to assess an impact of prenatal Cd exposure on birth outcomes in distinct coastal populations of South Africa. <p>Methods Cadmium was measured in maternal blood (CdB) (n = 641), cord blood and in maternal urine (n = 317). This investigation assessed the associations between CdB ...