Levels of Organochlorine Pesticides in Blood Plasma from Residents of Malaria-Endemic Communities in Chiapas, Mexico

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Luz E. Ruiz-Suárez ; Ricardo A. Castro-Chan ; Norma E. Rivero-Pérez ; Antonio Trejo-Acevedo ; Griselda K. Guillén-Navarro ; Violette Geissen ; Ricardo Bello-Mendoza (2014)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 11, issue 10, pages 10,444-10,460 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph111010444, pmc: PMC4210989
  • Subject: R | p,pʹ-DDE | environmental exposure | Soconusco | organochlorine pesticides | Medicine | β-endosulfan | malaria | Article

Organochlorine (OC) pesticides have been extensively used for pest control in agriculture and against malaria vectors in the region of Soconusco, Chiapas, in southern Mexico. Our study aimed to identify whether the inhabitants of four Soconusco communities at different ... View more
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