Patricia Monge

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Nacional
Country: Costa Rica

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pesticide prioritization for a case-control study on childhood leukemia in Costa Rica: a simple stepwise approach
    Mathieu Valcke
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Environ Res 97:335-47. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukaemia in Costa Rica, 1981-96
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86 3000, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:210-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint An icon-based interview for the assessment of occupational pesticide exposure in a case-control study of childhood leukemia
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86 3000, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:72-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pesticide exposure in the agricultural population of Costa Rica
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:375-84. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Parental occupational exposure to pesticides and the risk of childhood leukemia in Costa Rica
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86 3000, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:293-303. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Workplace carcinogen and pesticide exposures in Costa Rica
    Timo Partanen
    Instituto Regional de Estudios en Sustancias Tóxicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Tierra y el Mar, Universidad Nacional, Apartado Postal 86, 3000 Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 9:104-11. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint [Determining exposure history in occupational epidemiology]
    Maria Teresa Espinosa
    Universidad El Bosque, Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:187-96. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system tumours in children in Costa Rica, 1981-96
    Johan Reutfors
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:219-25. 2002

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Pesticide prioritization for a case-control study on childhood leukemia in Costa Rica: a simple stepwise approach
    Mathieu Valcke
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Environ Res 97:335-47. 2005
    ..The method contributes to cancer epidemiology in developing countries with access to basic use data and the Internet. The method is adaptable to other health outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukaemia in Costa Rica, 1981-96
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86 3000, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:210-8. 2002
    ..042). A multivariable Poisson regression model identified significant excesses of ALL for boys, for age groups 1-4 and 5-9 years and for three out of seven regions. Possible reasons for the high rates in Costa Rica are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint An icon-based interview for the assessment of occupational pesticide exposure in a case-control study of childhood leukemia
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86 3000, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:72-8. 2004
    ..Data on pesticides will be further improved by introducing external data use on different crops, time periods, and regions, and by exposure modeling for 27 pesticides...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pesticide exposure in the agricultural population of Costa Rica
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:375-84. 2005
    ..Lack of measurement data on concurrent exposures in comparable circumstances precluded direct validation of the model...
  5. ncbi request reprint Parental occupational exposure to pesticides and the risk of childhood leukemia in Costa Rica
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86 3000, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:293-303. 2007
    ..Parental exposure to pesticides and the risk of leukemia in offspring were examined in a population-based case-control study in Costa Rica...
  6. ncbi request reprint Workplace carcinogen and pesticide exposures in Costa Rica
    Timo Partanen
    Instituto Regional de Estudios en Sustancias Tóxicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Tierra y el Mar, Universidad Nacional, Apartado Postal 86, 3000 Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 9:104-11. 2003
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  7. ncbi request reprint [Determining exposure history in occupational epidemiology]
    Maria Teresa Espinosa
    Universidad El Bosque, Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:187-96. 2005
    ..It is also feasible to use a formal model for assessing perceivable exposures, complemented with expert assessments whenever the results of the model appear to deviate from reality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system tumours in children in Costa Rica, 1981-96
    Johan Reutfors
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:219-25. 2002
    ..The data in this study cannot exclude under-diagnosis and, to a lesser degree, under-registration as a partial explanation of the low incidence rates of malignant CNS tumours in children in Costa Rica...