Short-Term Changes in Respiratory Biomarkers after Swimming in a Chlorinated Pool

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Font-Ribera, Laia; Kogevinas, Manolis; Zock, Jan-Paul; Gómez, Federico P.; Barreiro, Esther; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Fernández, Pilar; Lourencetti, Carolina; Pérez-Olabarría, Maitane; Bustamante, Mariona; Marcos, Ricard; Grimalt, Joan O.; Villanueva, Cristina M.;
  • Publisher: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives,volume 118,issue 11,pages1,538-1,544 (issn: 0091-6765, eissn: 1552-9924)
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  • Related identifiers: handle: 10261/27630, pmc: PMC2974690, doi: 10.1289/ehp.1001961
  • Subject: swimming | fractional exhaled nitric oxide | biomarkers | disinfection by-products | exhaled breath condensate | Clara cell secretory protein | trihalomethanes | swimming pools | Research | respiratory health

Background Swimming in chlorinated pools involves exposure to disinfection by-products (DBPs) and has been associated with impaired respiratory health. Objectives We evaluated short-term changes in several respiratory biomarkers to explore mechanisms of potential lung d... View more
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