Claire Infante-Rivard

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Exploration and comparison of methods for combining population- and family-based genetic association using the Genetic Analysis Workshop 17 mini-exome
    David W Fardo
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    BMC Proc 5:S28. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Reliability of cancer family history reported by parents in a case-control study of childhood leukemia
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1110 Avenue des Pins, ouest, Montreal, QC H3A 1A, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1665-72. 2012
  3. pmc Transmission-ratio distortion in the Framingham Heart Study
    Andrew D Paterson
    Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, Hospital for Sick Children, 101 College Street, TMDT East Tower, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8 Canada
    BMC Proc 3:S51. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Unexpected relationship between plasma homocysteine and intrauterine growth restriction
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Province of Quebec, H3A 1A3 Canada
    Clin Chem 49:1476-82. 2003
  5. pmc Drinking water contaminants, gene polymorphisms, and fetal growth
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1213-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Severity of silicosis at compensation between medically screened and unscreened workers
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    J Occup Environ Med 47:265-71. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Thrombophilic polymorphisms and intrauterine growth restriction
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada H31 1A3
    Epidemiology 16:281-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Parent-of-origin transmission of thrombophilic alleles to intrauterine growth-restricted newborns and transmission-ratio distortion in unaffected newborns
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 162:891-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Parental alcohol consumption and childhood cancers: a review
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 10:101-29. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Xenobiotic-metabolizing genes and small-for-gestational-age births: interaction with maternal smoking
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 17:38-46. 2006

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Publications50

  1. pmc Exploration and comparison of methods for combining population- and family-based genetic association using the Genetic Analysis Workshop 17 mini-exome
    David W Fardo
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    BMC Proc 5:S28. 2011
    ..We use knowledge of the underlying data simulation model to make these assessments...
  2. doi request reprint Reliability of cancer family history reported by parents in a case-control study of childhood leukemia
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1110 Avenue des Pins, ouest, Montreal, QC H3A 1A, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1665-72. 2012
    ..To investigate the reliability of family history of cancer reported by parents of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and parents of healthy control children...
  3. pmc Transmission-ratio distortion in the Framingham Heart Study
    Andrew D Paterson
    Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, Hospital for Sick Children, 101 College Street, TMDT East Tower, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8 Canada
    BMC Proc 3:S51. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Unexpected relationship between plasma homocysteine and intrauterine growth restriction
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Province of Quebec, H3A 1A3 Canada
    Clin Chem 49:1476-82. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that higher maternal and newborn homocysteine concentrations in plasma would increase the risk of intrauterine growth restriction through placental thrombosis...
  5. pmc Drinking water contaminants, gene polymorphisms, and fetal growth
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1213-6. 2004
    ..4 microg/L) was 13.20 (95% confidence interval, 1.19-146.72). These findings suggest that exposure to trihalomethanes at the highest levels can affect fetal growth but only in genetically susceptible newborns...
  6. ncbi request reprint Severity of silicosis at compensation between medically screened and unscreened workers
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    J Occup Environ Med 47:265-71. 2005
    ..Most developed countries have medical surveillance programs for some of the workers (typically miners) exposed to silica, but the impact of these programs is not documented...
  7. ncbi request reprint Thrombophilic polymorphisms and intrauterine growth restriction
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada H31 1A3
    Epidemiology 16:281-7. 2005
    ..The relationship between thrombophilic polymorphisms and intrauterine growth restriction remains unclear. Whereas a subset of these polymorphisms have received some attention, others have not...
  8. ncbi request reprint Parent-of-origin transmission of thrombophilic alleles to intrauterine growth-restricted newborns and transmission-ratio distortion in unaffected newborns
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 162:891-7. 2005
    ..Affected newborns also inherited the prothrombin G20210A variant significantly less often than expected. These results suggest that these three genes exhibit segregation distortion or reduce gestational survival...
  9. ncbi request reprint Parental alcohol consumption and childhood cancers: a review
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 10:101-29. 2007
    ..However, before reaching any definitive conclusions, methodological issues need to be addressed in future studies, as well as the role of genetic susceptibility. Moreover, subtypes of specific cancers need to be studied separately...
  10. ncbi request reprint Xenobiotic-metabolizing genes and small-for-gestational-age births: interaction with maternal smoking
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 17:38-46. 2006
    ..Little is known about the role of xenobiotic-metabolizing gene variants as risk factors for small-for-gestational-age (SGA) births or as modifiers for the effects of exposures such as maternal smoking...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pesticides and childhood cancer: an update of Zahm and Ward's 1998 review
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 10:81-99. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Excess transmission of the NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1) C609T polymorphism in families of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1248-54. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Studying genetic predisposition among small-for-gestational-age newborns
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Semin Perinatol 31:213-8. 2007
    ..These are defined and methods to evaluate them are briefly presented...
  14. ncbi request reprint Family history of hematopoietic and other cancers in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Joint Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1A3
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:83-7. 2004
    ..The risk of ALL was not increased in children with a family history of cancers other than hematopoietic cancers. The data suggest a modest familial contribution to childhood ALL...
  15. doi request reprint Chemical risk factors and childhood leukaemia: a review of recent studies
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:220-7. 2008
    ..Suggestions are made for work in the immediate future, which include pooling of data and of analyses, as well as carrying out in-depth reviews of studies with the goal of understanding the reasons for discrepant results...
  16. ncbi request reprint Absence of association of thrombophilia polymorphisms with intrauterine growth restriction
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    N Engl J Med 347:19-25. 2002
    ..Previous data have demonstrated associations between thrombophilia polymorphisms in pregnant women and an increased risk of intrauterine growth restriction in their offspring, but this finding remains uncertain...
  17. doi request reprint Genetic association between single nucleotide polymorphisms in the paraoxonase 1 (PON1) gene and small-for-gestational-age birth in related and unrelated subjects
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 171:999-1006. 2010
    ..51 (95% CI: 1.07, 2.15). Among smokers, the CRL haplotype was protective (odds ratio = 0.48, 95% CI: 0.28, 0.82). Case-parent trio results were compatible with case-control results...
  18. doi request reprint Combining case-control and case-trio data from the same population in genetic association analyses: overview of approaches and illustration with a candidate gene study
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H3A1A3, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:657-64. 2009
    ..The application of all methods is illustrated using a candidate gene study of childhood leukemia that included case-control subjects and their parents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hospital or population controls for case-control studies of severe childhood diseases?
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Joint Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 157:176-82. 2003
    ..Although substantially different for only one factor, inferences using hospital controls in comparison with population controls resulted in odds ratios closer to the null value...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields during pregnancy and childhood leukemia
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Joint Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 14:437-41. 2003
    ..Pregnancy is a target period for events that could induce childhood leukemia. There has been little attention to possible effects of maternal occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields (ELF-MF) during pregnancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Caffeine intake and small-for-gestational-age birth: modifying effects of xenobiotic-metabolising genes and smoking
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:300-9. 2007
    ..The studied polymorphisms did not modify the effect of caffeine. Caffeine consumption is unlikely to be a major risk factor for SGA or low birthweight in pregnant women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic x rays, DNA repair genes and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A3
    Health Phys 85:60-4. 2003
    ..However, ionizing radiation from x rays as well as polymorphisms in DNA repair genes are plausible risk factors for childhood leukemia and should be studied more...
  23. pmc GSTT1 and CYP2E1 polymorphisms and trihalomethanes in drinking water: effect on childhood leukemia
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Joint Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:591-3. 2002
    ..We found no similar results in the literature, underscoring the need for other studies as well as the potential usefulness of combining exposure and relevant genetic information in such studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Indoor ultrafine particle exposures and home heating systems: a cross-sectional survey of Canadian homes during the winter months
    Scott Weichenthal
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:288-97. 2007
    ..In general, our findings suggest that home heating systems are not important determinants of indoor UFP exposures...
  25. ncbi request reprint Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia associated with parental alcohol consumption and polymorphisms of carcinogen-metabolizing genes
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Joint Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 13:277-81. 2002
    ..Limited information is available on the association of parental consumption of alcohol prior to and during pregnancy with the risk of childhood leukemia, as well as for the potentially modifying role of genetic polymorphisms...
  26. doi request reprint Maternal occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields and the risk of brain cancer in the offspring
    Peizhi Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A3, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 20:945-55. 2009
    ..To examine the contribution of maternal occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields (ELF-MF) shortly before and during pregnancy on the incidence of childhood brain tumors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Perinatal reference intervals for plasma homocysteine and factors influencing its concentration
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Ave West, Montreal, Province of Quebec, H3A 1A3 Canada
    Clin Chem 48:1100-2. 2002
  28. doi request reprint Determinants of ultrafine particle exposures in transportation environments: findings of an 8-month survey conducted in Montréal, Canada
    Scott Weichenthal
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:551-63. 2008
    ..65) and automobile (r=0.77) routes. Further research is required to incorporate variables such as traffic density and vehicle ventilation settings into the models presented...
  29. pmc Maternal exposure to occupational solvents and childhood leukemia
    Claire Infante-Rivard
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 113:787-92. 2005
    ..Home exposure was not associated with increased risk. Using an elaborate exposure coding method, this study shows that maternal exposure to solvents in the workplace does not seem to play a major role in childhood leukemia...
  30. doi request reprint Transmission ratio distortion: review of concept and implications for genetic association studies
    Lam Opal Huang
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 1A2, Canada
    Hum Genet 132:245-63. 2013
    ..The objective of our paper is to show the potentially important role of TRD in many areas of genetics, and to create an incentive for future research...
  31. ncbi request reprint Characterizing and predicting ultrafine particle counts in Canadian classrooms during the winter months: model development and evaluation
    Scott Weichenthal
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Res 106:349-60. 2008
    ..In general, our findings suggest that reasonable estimates of classroom UFP counts may be obtained from outdoor UFP data but that the accuracy of such estimates are limited in the presence of indoor UFP sources...
  32. ncbi request reprint Minor neurological signs and developmental performance in high risk children at preschool age
    Julie Gosselin
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 44:323-8. 2002
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Selection bias in case-control studies on household exposure to pesticides and childhood acute leukemia
    Jérémie Rudant
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:299-309. 2010
    ..Our analysis provides arguments strengthening the conclusions on associations reported in earlier studies...
  34. doi request reprint Novel associations between activating killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptor genes and childhood leukemia
    Zaema Almalte
    Laboratory of Innate Immunity, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Blood 118:1323-8. 2011
    ..Our study provides novel insights concerning the pathogenesis of childhood leukemia in white children and has implications for the development of new immunotherapies for this cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Development of adapted RECIST criteria to assess response in lymphoma and their comparison to the International Workshop Criteria
    Sarit Assouline
    Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:513-20. 2007
    ..92 (95% CI: 0.87, 0.95). The lymphoma-adapted RECIST is simpler to apply than the IWC and yields near identical response rates. The adapted RECIST should be considered for inclusion into any new draft of the IWC...
  36. ncbi request reprint Stability of total plasma homocysteine in perinatology
    Yves Theoret
    Departement de Pharmacologie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Chim Acta 319:63-6. 2002
    ..This is a cumbersome procedure in perinatal settings, whereby delivery usually takes place at unpredictable times...
  37. doi request reprint Asthma and risk of brain cancer in children
    Federico Roncarolo
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 23:617-23. 2012
    ..An inverse association between asthma and brain cancer was found in adults, but there is a dearth of studies in children. The goal of this study was to evaluate the association between asthma and brain cancer in children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and utilization of health care services among asthmatic children
    Devendra Krishna Amre
    Department of Pediatrics, Hĵpital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Asthma 39:625-31. 2002
    ..However, SES differences in hospitalization may suggest differential management and/or treatment practices according to socioeconomic status at the emergency departments...
  39. ncbi request reprint Fetal hemoglobin synthesis determined by gamma-mRNA/gamma-mRNA + beta-mRNA quantitation in infants at risk for sudden infant death syndrome being monitored at home for apnea
    Harry Bard
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal, Ste Justine Hospital and Research Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 112:e285. 2003
    ..The ribonuclease protection assay allowed for the quantitation of [gamma/(gamma+beta)]-globin mRNAs, which has a highly significant correlation with the levels of HbF synthesis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Addendum to: The association between adverse pregnancy outcomes and maternal factor V Leiden genotype. A meta-analysis
    John Attia
    Thromb Haemost 92:434. 2004
  41. doi request reprint Declining hepatitis C rates in first-time blood donors: insight from surveillance and case-control risk factor studies
    Sheila F O'Brien
    National Epidemiology and Surveillance, Canadian Blood Services, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Transfusion 48:902-9. 2008
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) rates have decreased steadily in first-time donors in Canada since testing was implemented but reasons are unclear. A description of factors that may have played a role in this decline is reported...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of medication during pregnancy and risk of childhood leukemia (Canada)
    Amanda K Shaw
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 15:931-7. 2004
    ..To examine risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) associated with maternal use of medications during pregnancy; in particular medications known or suspected to be teratogenic...
  43. pmc Parental genotypes in the risk of a complex disease
    Damian Labuda
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1C5 Canada
    Am J Hum Genet 71:193-7. 2002
    ..Consequently, in addition to TDT, other complementary strategies will need to be simultaneously applied to dissect genetic predisposition to complex disorders...
  44. ncbi request reprint A method for using incomplete triads to test maternally mediated genetic effects and parent-of-origin effects in relation to a quantitative trait
    Emily O Kistner
    Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:255-61. 2006
    ..Methods are illustrated with birth weight and gestational length, two quantitative outcomes for which data were collected in a Montreal, Canada, study of intrauterine growth restriction between May 1998 and June 2000...
  45. ncbi request reprint Early infection and risk of childhood brain tumors (Canada)
    Amanda K Shaw
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1267-74. 2006
    ..Currently there are no known associations between infective agents and childhood brain tumors. We explored childhood brain tumor risk associated with a variety of indicators of infection during gestation and childhood...
  46. ncbi request reprint [The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement: guidelines for reporting observational studies]
    Erik von Elm
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Berna, Suiza
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 82:251-9. 2008
    ..We hope that the STROBE statement will contribute to improving the quality of reporting of observational studies...
  47. ncbi request reprint Workshop report: evaluation of genetic and epigenetic risks associated with assisted reproductive technologies and infertility
    Rosanna Weksberg
    Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 88:27-31. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Head growth and cranial assessment at neurological examination in infancy
    Claudine Amiel-Tison
    Port Royal Baudelocque Hospital University of Paris V, France
    Dev Med Child Neurol 44:643-8. 2002
  49. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes in a prospective cohort of apprentices exposed to high-molecular-weight agents
    Denyse Gautrin
    Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire, Sacre Coeur Hospital, 5400 Gouin Blvd West, Montreal, Canada H4J 1C5
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:871-9. 2008
    ..We conducted a long-term (8-yr) follow-up of 408 apprentices entering programs involving exposure to high-molecular-weight allergens...
  50. ncbi request reprint [The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology [STROBE] statement: guidelines for reporting observational studies]
    Erik von Elm
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Berna, Switzerland
    Gac Sanit 22:144-50. 2008
    ..We hope that the STROBE statement will contribute to improving the quality of reporting of observational studies...