Maribel Casas

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Publications

  1. pmc Environmental exposure assessment in European birth cohorts: results from the ENRIECO project
    Ulrike Gehring
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 12:8. 2013
  2. ncbi Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity, and child neuropsychological development: two Southern European birth cohort studies
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 42:506-17. 2013
  3. doi Dietary and sociodemographic determinants of bisphenol A urine concentrations in pregnant women and children
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 56:10-8. 2013
  4. doi Exposure to brominated flame retardants, perfluorinated compounds, phthalates and phenols in European birth cohorts: ENRIECO evaluation, first human biomonitoring results, and recommendations
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:230-42. 2013
  5. doi Longitudinal study of hepatitis E virus infection in Spanish farrow-to-finish swine herds
    Maribel Casas
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 148:27-34. 2011
  6. doi Comparison of muscle fluid and serum for detection of antibodies against hepatitis E virus in slaughter pigs
    Maribel Casas
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet J 190:179-80. 2011
  7. doi Hepatitis E virus infection dynamics and organic distribution in naturally infected pigs in a farrow-to-finish farm
    Nilsa de Deus
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, UAB IRTA, Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 132:19-28. 2008
  8. doi Retrospective serological study on hepatitis E infection in pigs from 1985 to 1997 in Spain
    Maribel Casas
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, UAB IRTA, Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 135:248-52. 2009
  9. doi Genetic characterization of the complete coding regions of genotype 3 hepatitis E virus isolated from Spanish swine herds
    Bibiana Peralta
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, UAB IRTA, Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
    Virus Res 139:111-6. 2009
  10. doi Prenatal bisphenol a urine concentrations and early rapid growth and overweight risk in the offspring
    Damaskini Valvi
    From the aCentre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain bHospital del Mar Research Institute IMIM, Barcelona, Spain cCIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain dPompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain eDepartment of Nutrition, Gillings School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC and fDepartment of Analytical Chemistry, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
    Epidemiology 24:791-9. 2013

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  1. pmc Environmental exposure assessment in European birth cohorts: results from the ENRIECO project
    Ulrike Gehring
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 12:8. 2013
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  2. ncbi Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity, and child neuropsychological development: two Southern European birth cohort studies
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 42:506-17. 2013
    ..Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity may be associated with impaired infant neuropsychological development; however, there are few studies and it is unclear if reported associations are due to intrauterine mechanisms...
  3. doi Dietary and sociodemographic determinants of bisphenol A urine concentrations in pregnant women and children
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 56:10-8. 2013
    ..Studies identifying sources of exposure would benefit from repeat BPA measurements and questionnaires specifically focused on dietary and packaging sources...
  4. doi Exposure to brominated flame retardants, perfluorinated compounds, phthalates and phenols in European birth cohorts: ENRIECO evaluation, first human biomonitoring results, and recommendations
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:230-42. 2013
    ....
  5. doi Longitudinal study of hepatitis E virus infection in Spanish farrow-to-finish swine herds
    Maribel Casas
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 148:27-34. 2011
    ..This study represents the first longitudinal survey on swine HEV infection dynamics conducted in different herds...
  6. doi Comparison of muscle fluid and serum for detection of antibodies against hepatitis E virus in slaughter pigs
    Maribel Casas
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet J 190:179-80. 2011
    ..7%, a κ value of 0.84 and a determination coefficient (R(2)) of 0.77; both tests had global agreement of results. Muscle fluid can be used as an alternative to serum for serological detection of HEV antibodies in slaughter pigs...
  7. doi Hepatitis E virus infection dynamics and organic distribution in naturally infected pigs in a farrow-to-finish farm
    Nilsa de Deus
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, UAB IRTA, Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 132:19-28. 2008
    ..This is the first study characterizing HEV infection in naturally infected pigs with chronological virus detection and its relationship with tissue lesions throughout the productive life of the animals...
  8. doi Retrospective serological study on hepatitis E infection in pigs from 1985 to 1997 in Spain
    Maribel Casas
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, UAB IRTA, Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 135:248-52. 2009
    ..Any significant changes in prevalence were detected from 1 year to another and therefore, HEV infection in swine should be considered endemic in Spain...
  9. doi Genetic characterization of the complete coding regions of genotype 3 hepatitis E virus isolated from Spanish swine herds
    Bibiana Peralta
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, UAB IRTA, Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
    Virus Res 139:111-6. 2009
    ..Evolutive pressure analysis indicates that microevolution of HEV seems to be driven by negative selection. Further studies should be carried out in order to clarify the HEV origin and evolution...
  10. doi Prenatal bisphenol a urine concentrations and early rapid growth and overweight risk in the offspring
    Damaskini Valvi
    From the aCentre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain bHospital del Mar Research Institute IMIM, Barcelona, Spain cCIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain dPompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain eDepartment of Nutrition, Gillings School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC and fDepartment of Analytical Chemistry, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
    Epidemiology 24:791-9. 2013
    ..We examined the effects of prenatal BPA exposure on postnatal growth and obesity...
  11. doi Pigs orally inoculated with swine hepatitis E virus are able to infect contact sentinels
    Maribel Casas
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal, UAB IRTA, Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 138:78-84. 2009
    ..This study demonstrates that pigs orally inoculated with a single HEV dose got infection, although few animals had evidence of infection. Moreover, the virus was successfully transmitted to direct contact exposed pigs...
  12. doi Anti-HEV antibodies in domestic animal species and rodents from Spain using a genotype 3-based ELISA
    Bibiana Peralta
    Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal CReSA, UAB IRTA, Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 137:66-73. 2009
    ..Seropositivity in the studied animal populations was 71.4% for pigs, 0.60% for goats, 1.92% for sheep, and 11.11% for cats. None of the 1170 cattle samples or 166 rodent samples analyzed was positive...
  13. ncbi Prenatal exposure to DDE and PCB 153 and respiratory health in early childhood: a meta-analysis
    Mireia Gascon
    From the aCentre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain bCIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Spain cIMIM Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain dUniversitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain eUniversity of Valencia, Spain fCenter for Public Health Research CSISP FISABIO, Valencia, Spain gSubdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa, Departamento de Sanidad del Gobierno Vasco, Spain hBiodonostia, Donostia Ospitalea, Donostia San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain iDepartment of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg, Copenhagen, Denmark jDepartment of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece kINSERM, U1085 Irset, University of Rennes I, Rennes, France lNorwegian Institute of Public Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway mEnvironmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research VITO, Mol, Belgium nNational Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Environmental Health, Chemical Exposure Unit, Finland oRuhr University Bochum, Department of Hygiene, USA
    Epidemiology 25:544-53. 2014
    ..We studied the association between prenatal exposure to dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and polychlorinated biphenyl 153 (PCB 153) and children's respiratory health in European birth cohorts...
  14. doi Fish intake during pregnancy, fetal growth, and gestational length in 19 European birth cohort studies
    Vasiliki Leventakou
    Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece VL, TR, and LC the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain DM, MC, JS, MK, and MV the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain DM, MC, JS, MK, and MV the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health and Cardiovascular Research and Development Unit, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal HB and AO the Public Health Institute, University of Porto, Portugal HB and AO the Department for Genes and Environment ME and Department of Chronic Diseases HS, Division of Epidemiology, and the Division of Environmental Medicine A LB, MH, and HMH, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain MC, M Murcia, JS, MK, Department of Pharmacy
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:506-16. 2014
    ..Fish is a rich source of essential nutrients for fetal development, but in contrast, it is also a well-known route of exposure to environmental pollutants...
  15. pmc European birth cohorts for environmental health research
    Martine Vrijheid
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Doctor Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 120:29-37. 2012
    ..An overview of existing studies and their data is needed to improve collaboration, harmonization, and future project planning...
  16. ncbi Assessment of exposure to trace metals in a cohort of pregnant women from an urban center by urine analysis in the first and third trimesters of pregnancy
    Marta Fort
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Jordi Girona, 18, 08034, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 21:9234-41. 2014
    ..Accordingly, the measured urine concentrations during either the first or third trimesters can be used as estimates of exposure during pregnancy and can serve as markers for prenatal intake of these metals in the studied cohort. ..
  17. doi Exposure to metals during pregnancy and neuropsychological development at the age of 4 years
    Joan Forns
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Neurotoxicology 40:16-22. 2014
    ..There is insufficient epidemiological evidence for deciding whether prenatal exposure to the current low-levels of metals in developed countries may affect neuropsychological function in early childhood...
  18. pmc The human early-life exposome (HELIX): project rationale and design
    Martine Vrijheid
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 122:535-44. 2014
    ..Human research on this topic has generally focused on single exposure-health effect relationships. The "exposome" concept encompasses the totality of exposures from conception onward, complementing the genome...
  19. doi Associations between blood persistent organic pollutants and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 in pregnancy
    Eva Morales
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Environ Int 57:34-41. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that the background exposure to PCBs may result in lower 25(OH)D3 concentration in pregnant women...