José Dorea

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi Speciation of methyl- and ethyl-mercury in hair of breastfed infants acutely exposed to thimerosal-containing vaccines
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Chim Acta 412:1563-6. 2011
  2. doi Toxicity of ethylmercury (and Thimerosal): a comparison with methylmercury
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, 70919 970, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    J Appl Toxicol 33:700-11. 2013
  3. pmc Fish consumption during pregnancy, mercury transfer, and birth weight along the Madeira River Basin in Amazonia
    Rejane C Marques
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Campus Macaé, RJ, Brazil
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2150-63. 2013
  4. doi Breast-feeding and responses to infant vaccines: constitutional and environmental factors
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Am J Perinatol 29:759-75. 2012
  5. pmc Neurodevelopment of Amazonian infants: antenatal and postnatal exposure to methyl- and ethylmercury
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, University of Brasilia, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:132876. 2012
  6. ncbi Maternal smoking and infant feeding: breastfeeding is better and safer
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, and Division of Post Graduate Studies, ESCS School of Medicine FEPECS SES, C P 04322, 70919 970, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Matern Child Health J 11:287-91. 2007
  7. doi Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic substances in fish: human health considerations
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Sci Total Environ 400:93-114. 2008
  8. doi Elevated PCB levels in anglers and unsuspected transport of pollutants from aquatic food webs into human foods
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Environ Res 108:268, discussion 269. 2008
  9. doi Studies of fish consumption as source of methylmercury should consider fish-meal-fed farmed fish and other animal foods
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Environ Res 109:131-2; discussion 133-4. 2009
  10. doi Neonate exposure to thimerosal mercury from hepatitis B vaccines
    Jose G Dorea
    Universidade de Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Am J Perinatol 26:523-7. 2009

Collaborators

  • Marcelo Farina
  • Olaf Malm
  • James P K Rooney
  • Rejane C Marques
  • Maria Amélia A Estrela
  • Maria Francinaire A Alves
  • Sérgio L da Costa
  • Katiane G Brandão
  • Renata S Leão
  • José V E Bernardi
  • Lucélia Bueno
  • Jurandir R SouzaDe
  • Sílvia C L Dias
  • Antonio C Barbosa
  • Nelson A Fraiji
  • Domingos S N De Lima
  • George W O Cordeiro
  • Jurandir R Souza

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. doi Speciation of methyl- and ethyl-mercury in hair of breastfed infants acutely exposed to thimerosal-containing vaccines
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Chim Acta 412:1563-6. 2011
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate a new analytical method for ethyl and methyl mercury in hair samples of breastfed infants who had received the recommended schedule of TCV...
  2. doi Toxicity of ethylmercury (and Thimerosal): a comparison with methylmercury
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, 70919 970, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    J Appl Toxicol 33:700-11. 2013
    ..However, our knowledge on this subject is still incomplete, and studies are required to address the predictability of the additive or synergic toxicological effects of etHg and meHg (or other neurotoxicants)...
  3. pmc Fish consumption during pregnancy, mercury transfer, and birth weight along the Madeira River Basin in Amazonia
    Rejane C Marques
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Campus Macaé, RJ, Brazil
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2150-63. 2013
    ..However, in these Amazonian groups, only maternal education and gestational age seemed to affect birth weight positively...
  4. doi Breast-feeding and responses to infant vaccines: constitutional and environmental factors
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Am J Perinatol 29:759-75. 2012
    ..In the absence of studies elucidating neurodevelopment (including excitoxicity) and immunotoxicity issues, vaccination practices should promote and support breast-feeding...
  5. pmc Neurodevelopment of Amazonian infants: antenatal and postnatal exposure to methyl- and ethylmercury
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, University of Brasilia, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:132876. 2012
    ..Results should be interpreted with caution because of unaccounted variables...
  6. ncbi Maternal smoking and infant feeding: breastfeeding is better and safer
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, and Division of Post Graduate Studies, ESCS School of Medicine FEPECS SES, C P 04322, 70919 970, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Matern Child Health J 11:287-91. 2007
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  7. doi Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic substances in fish: human health considerations
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Sci Total Environ 400:93-114. 2008
    ..There are proven health outcome derived from fish consumption, while risk of exposure to avoidable PBTS is a chance that can be minimized by societal actions...
  8. doi Elevated PCB levels in anglers and unsuspected transport of pollutants from aquatic food webs into human foods
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Environ Res 108:268, discussion 269. 2008
  9. doi Studies of fish consumption as source of methylmercury should consider fish-meal-fed farmed fish and other animal foods
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Environ Res 109:131-2; discussion 133-4. 2009
    ..It is time to address the dietary sources of Hg derived from animals raised on fish-meal that may contribute to increase tissue Hg concentrations...
  10. doi Neonate exposure to thimerosal mercury from hepatitis B vaccines
    Jose G Dorea
    Universidade de Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Am J Perinatol 26:523-7. 2009
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  11. doi Breastfeeding is an essential complement to vaccination
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Acta Paediatr 98:1244-50. 2009
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  12. doi Infants' exposure to aluminum from vaccines and breast milk during the first 6 months
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:598-601. 2010
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  13. doi Automated speciation of mercury in the hair of breastfed infants exposed to ethylmercury from thimerosal-containing vaccines
    Jose G Dorea
    Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, 70919 970, Brasilia, Federal District, Brasil
    Biol Trace Elem Res 140:262-71. 2011
    ..050, 0.10, and 0.10 ng g⁻¹ for MeHg, Hg(II), and EtHg, respectively, for a 20-mg sample. Specific limits depend on the amount of sample extracted and the amount of extract injected...
  14. doi Making sense of epidemiological studies of young children exposed to thimerosal in vaccines
    Jose G Dorea
    C P 04322, Universidade de Brasilia, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Clin Chim Acta 411:1580-6. 2010
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  15. pmc Research into mercury exposure and health education in subsistence fish-eating communities of the Amazon basin: potential effects on public health policy
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, P O Box 04322, Brasilia, DF 70919 970, Brasil
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3467-77. 2010
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  16. doi Integrating experimental (in vitro and in vivo) neurotoxicity studies of low-dose thimerosal relevant to vaccines
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, CP 04322, 70919 970, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Neurochem Res 36:927-38. 2011
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  17. doi Increases in thimerosol patch tests in Greece
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil Center for Synthesis and Chemical Biology, Department of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland E mail
    Pediatr Dermatol 28:214. 2011
    ..Letters must be signed by all authors, and must not exceed two pages of text including references. Letters should not duplicate material submitted or published in other journals. Prepublication proofs will not be provided...
  18. ncbi Fish meal in animal feed and human exposure to persistent bioaccumulative and toxic substances
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    J Food Prot 69:2777-85. 2006
    ..A risk assessment of toxic contaminants in fish meal may indicate that food safety objectives must consider the human health impact of foods derived from animals fed contaminated meal...
  19. ncbi Mercury and lead during breast-feeding
    Jose G Dorea
    Laboratório de Bioquímica Nutricional, Departamento de Nutricao, C P 04322, Universidade de Brasilia, 70919 970 Brasilia, Brazil
    Br J Nutr 92:21-40. 2004
    ..Habitual diets consumed by lactating mothers pose no health hazard to breast-fed infants. Instead, cows' milk-based formulas pose a greater risk of infant exposure to neurotoxic substances...
  20. ncbi Iodine nutrition and breast feeding
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 16:207-20. 2002
    ..In spite of low iodine concentrations found in milk of mothers consuming low-iodine natural foods, long lasting or even life-lasting benefits to the breast-fed infant are demonstrable...
  21. ncbi Fish are central in the diet of Amazonian riparians: should we worry about their mercury concentrations?
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Nutrition C P 04322, 70910 970, DF, Brasilia, Brazil
    Environ Res 92:232-44. 2003
    ..Therefore, in a scenario of insufficient health services and an unhealthy environment, food habits based on fish consumption are part of a successful survival strategy and recommendations for changes are not yet justifiable...
  22. ncbi Mercury in hair and in fish consumed by Riparian women of the Rio Negro, Amazon, Brazil
    José Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciências de Saúde, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Int J Environ Health Res 13:239-48. 2003
    ..Therefore food habits based on fish consumption is part of a successful strategy for survival and should be considered as a health asset...
  23. ncbi Cassava cyanogens and fish mercury are high but safely consumed in the diet of native Amazonians
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciĉncias da Saúde, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 57:248-56. 2004
    ..Despite high concentrations of naturally occurring neurotoxins in cassava (linamarin) and fish (MMHg), daily consumption of these foods in large amounts over the course of a lifetime poses no health hazards for Amazonians...
  24. ncbi Zinc deficiency in nursing infants
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:84-7. 2002
    ..Improvement of maternal zinc nutrition during pregnancy is the key for infant's zinc nutritional support and prevention of low-for-lactation-age zinc concentrations of breast-milk...
  25. ncbi Perinatal metabolism of dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene in Nicaraguan mothers
    J G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition and Department of Chemistry, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, 70919, Brazil
    Environ Res 86:229-37. 2001
    ..Although DDE accumulation may be less during fetal development than during breast feeding, exposure during embryogenesis may be more important than during the postnatal period...
  26. ncbi Piranhas (Serrasalmus spp.) as markers of mercury bioaccumulation in Amazonian ecosystems
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, Brasilia DF, 70919 970 Brazil
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 59:57-63. 2004
    ..rhombeus (r = 0.4443; P < 0.0001) and S. eigenmanni (r = 0.1520; P = 0.0135). Matching for fish weight resulted in comparable ranges of Hg concentrations between the two species...
  27. ncbi Hair mercury (signature of fish consumption) and cardiovascular risk in Munduruku and Kayabi Indians of Amazonia
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Environ Res 97:209-19. 2005
    ..The exposure to freshwater fish monomethyl mercury is less of an issue than endemic infectious diseases such as malaria and lack of basic medical services...
  28. ncbi Fish consumption (hair mercury) and nutritional status of Amazonian Amer-Indian children
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Am J Hum Biol 17:507-14. 2005
    ..2021). Dietary differences among Amazonian tribes can be traced and used in measuring health outcomes. Higher fish consumption, although important for Kayabis, was compensated by other protein sources by the Kaburua villagers...
  29. ncbi Is coffee a functional food?
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
    Br J Nutr 93:773-82. 2005
    ..The present paper discusses coffee-drinking and health benefits that support the concept of coffee as a functional food...
  30. ncbi Oral contraceptives do not affect magnesium in breast milk
    J G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 71:25-31. 2000
    ..To study the effects of oral contraceptives on magnesium metabolism of lactating mothers...
  31. ncbi The effects of oral contraceptive use on iron and copper concentrations in breast milk
    J G Dorea
    University of Brasilia, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 72:297-301. 1999
    ..To determine the effects of oral contraceptive (OC) treatment on maternal iron and copper metabolism during lactation...
  32. ncbi Early (in uterus and infant) exposure to mercury and lead
    Jose G Dorea
    Laboratório de Bioquímica Nutricional, Departamento de Nutricao, Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, 70919 970 Brasilia, Brazil
    Clin Nutr 25:369-76. 2006
    ..Breastfeeding is essential to complete infant development. Interruption or suppression of breast-feeding with cow's milk-based formulas is not an option to environmental pollution...
  33. ncbi Fish mercury bioaccumulation as a function of feeding behavior and hydrological cycles of the Rio Negro, Amazon
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 142:275-83. 2006
    ..Fish Hg concentration is species specific and reflects changes in feeding-behavior dominance brought by annual inundation...
  34. ncbi Selenium and breast-feeding
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
    Br J Nutr 88:443-61. 2002
    ..Se recommendations for infants are presently not achieved in 30 % of the reported breast-milk Se concentrations; nevertheless Se status is greater in breast-fed than in formula-fed infants...
  35. ncbi Fish consumption, mercury exposure and serum antinuclear antibody in Amazonians
    Maria Francinaire A Alves
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Fundação Universidade do Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:255-62. 2006
    ..High prevalence of malaria reporting among riverines was neither associated with Hg exposure nor with serum ANA. An autoimmune dysfunction is unlikely to occur as a result of MMHg exposure due to fish consumption...
  36. ncbi Anthropogenic impact of mercury accumulation in fish from the Rio Madeira and Rio Negro rivers (Amazonia)
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Biol Trace Elem Res 115:243-54. 2007
    ..In this small observational study only the species at the top of the food web (M. torquatus, Cichla spp, T. elongatus) showed higher mean Hg concentrations in the Rio Madeira than the dominantly wilderness habitat of the Rio Negro...
  37. ncbi Exposure to mercury during the first six months via human milk and vaccines: modifying risk factors
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Am J Perinatol 24:387-400. 2007
    ..Because of the increase in environmental pollution and the need to produce cheap and safe vaccines, there is a need to address the uncertainty of vaccine-ethylmercury risk of toxicity and Hg exposure during breastfeeding...
  38. ncbi Maternal exposure to endocrine-active substances and breastfeeding
    Jose G Dorea
    Department of Nutrition, Universidade de Brasilia, and Post Graduate Division, School of Medicine, SESC FEPECS, Brasilia, Brazil
    Am J Perinatol 23:305-12. 2006
    ..Mothers concerned with exposure to environmental contaminants should be advised of the proven benefits of breastfeeding and the possible health limitations of formula feeding...
  39. ncbi Breast-milk mercury concentrations and amalgam surface in mothers from Brasília, Brazil
    Sérgio L da Costa
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Biol Trace Elem Res 106:145-51. 2005
    ..6087, p = 0.0057) between breast-milk Hg and number of amalgam surfaces. In 56.5% of low-fish-eating mothers, the amount of Hg likely to be ingested by breast-fed infants is above the World Health Organization reference...
  40. doi Early mercury exposure (with ethylmercury) could include 3-day olds: is that the case in China?
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, C P 04322, 70919 970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Environ Res 106:420; discussion 421-2. 2008
  41. ncbi Maternal thiocyanate and thyroid status during breast-feeding
    Jose G Dorea
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:97-101. 2004
    ..Only during inadequate protein nutrition can SCN aggravate endemic iodine-deficient disorders (IDD)...
  42. doi Indirect determination of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) after dechlorination with magnesium/palladium bimetallic particles and potentiometric measurements
    Maria Amélia A Estrela
    Laboratório de Química Analítica e Ambiental, Instituto de Quimica, Universidade de Brasilia, P O 4478, Brasilia, DF 70 904 970, Brazil
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 84:574-6. 2010
    ..The detection limit was of 0.24 microg/mL. This low cost method showed an efficiency of 92% in determining chlorine ions derived from DDT, it is fast, requiring no specialized laboratory equipment...