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Early Markers for Autism (EMA) Study

Principal Investigator:
Croen, Lisa
Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research
Oakland, California
Number of Participants:
~1,200 Mother-infant pairs
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years)
Organochlorine pesticides, Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), Air pollutants
Health Outcomes:
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Developmental delay
Brief Description:
This is a nested case-control study to examine biological markers of susceptibility and exposure for autism in Orange, San Diego, and Imperial Counties, California. This study included around 1,200 mother-infant pairs.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

Prenatal and Neonatal Biologic Markers for Autism

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Principal Investigator:
Croen, Lisa A
Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
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