Kerstin Becker

Summary

Affiliation: Federal Environmental Agency
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint German Environmental Survey 1998 (GerES III): environmental pollutants in the urine of the German population
    Kerstin Becker
    Federal Environmental Agency, P O Box 330022, D 14191 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:15-24. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint DEHP metabolites in urine of children and DEHP in house dust
    Kerstin Becker
    Umweltbundesamt Federal Environmental Agency, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 207:409-17. 2004
  3. doi request reprint A systematic approach for designing a HBM pilot study for Europe
    Kerstin Becker
    Federal Environment Agency UBA, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:312-22. 2014
  4. doi request reprint German health-related environmental monitoring: assessing time trends of the general population's exposure to heavy metals
    K Becker
    Federal Environment Agency, Dessau Roßlau Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:250-4. 2013
  5. doi request reprint GerES IV: phthalate metabolites and bisphenol A in urine of German children
    Kerstin Becker
    Federal Environment Agency UBA, Dessau Rosslau Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:685-92. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint German Environmental Survey (GerES): human biomonitoring as a tool to identify exposure pathways
    K Becker
    Federal Environment Agency Umweltbundesamt, Corrensplatz 1, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:267-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint GerES IV pilot study: assessment of the exposure of German children to organophosphorus and pyrethroid pesticides
    Kerstin Becker
    Department of Environmental Hygiene, Umweltbundesamt Federal Environmental Agency, Corrensplatz 1, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:221-33. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint German Environmental Survey 1998 (GerES III): environmental pollutants in blood of the German population
    Kerstin Becker
    Federal Environmental Agency, P O Box 330022, D 14191 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:297-308. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Environmental surveys, specimen bank and health related environmental monitoring in Germany
    Marike Kolossa-Gehring
    Federal Environment Agency Umweltbundesamt, Dessau Rosslau, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 215:120-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Overview of the study design, participation and field work of the German Environmental Survey on Children 2003-2006 (GerES IV)
    Christine Schulz
    German Federal Environment Agency Umweltbundesamt, UBA, Dessau Roßlau, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 215:435-48. 2012

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint German Environmental Survey 1998 (GerES III): environmental pollutants in the urine of the German population
    Kerstin Becker
    Federal Environmental Agency, P O Box 330022, D 14191 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:15-24. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint DEHP metabolites in urine of children and DEHP in house dust
    Kerstin Becker
    Umweltbundesamt Federal Environmental Agency, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 207:409-17. 2004
    ..The house dust analyses revealed DEHP contamination of all samples. The GM was 508 mg/kg dust. No correlation could be observed between the levels of any of the urinary DEHP metabolites and those of DEHP in house dust...
  3. doi request reprint A systematic approach for designing a HBM pilot study for Europe
    Kerstin Becker
    Federal Environment Agency UBA, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:312-22. 2014
    ..2012). Meanwhile the respective pilot study DEMOCOPHES had been conducted and assessed. The results and lessons learned will be published elsewhere. ..
  4. doi request reprint German health-related environmental monitoring: assessing time trends of the general population's exposure to heavy metals
    K Becker
    Federal Environment Agency, Dessau Roßlau Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:250-4. 2013
    ..However, GerES IV and ESB data also demonstrate that despite the decline of these heavy metals exposures to nickel and uranium originating from drinking water are still of importance...
  5. doi request reprint GerES IV: phthalate metabolites and bisphenol A in urine of German children
    Kerstin Becker
    Federal Environment Agency UBA, Dessau Rosslau Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:685-92. 2009
    ..7microg/l. A rough calculation of the daily intakes on the basis of the measured concentrations in urine resulted in daily intakes two orders of magnitude lower than the current EFSA reference dose of 50microg/kgbw/d...
  6. ncbi request reprint German Environmental Survey (GerES): human biomonitoring as a tool to identify exposure pathways
    K Becker
    Federal Environment Agency Umweltbundesamt, Corrensplatz 1, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:267-9. 2007
    ..An overview on relevant pilot study results is given. The results of GerES IV will permit the verification and substantiation of the pilot study results...
  7. ncbi request reprint GerES IV pilot study: assessment of the exposure of German children to organophosphorus and pyrethroid pesticides
    Kerstin Becker
    Department of Environmental Hygiene, Umweltbundesamt Federal Environmental Agency, Corrensplatz 1, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:221-33. 2006
    ..In addition, a significant correlation between permethrin in house dust and the metabolite concentrations in urine could be observed. Thus it seems likely that ingestion of house dust contributes to children's exposure...
  8. ncbi request reprint German Environmental Survey 1998 (GerES III): environmental pollutants in blood of the German population
    Kerstin Becker
    Federal Environmental Agency, P O Box 330022, D 14191 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:297-308. 2002
    ..alpha-HCH and gamma-HCH could be detected in 1.7% and 5.2% of the samples only. beta-HCH was quantified in 34% of the samples with a 95th percentile of 0.5 microgram/l...
  9. doi request reprint Environmental surveys, specimen bank and health related environmental monitoring in Germany
    Marike Kolossa-Gehring
    Federal Environment Agency Umweltbundesamt, Dessau Rosslau, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 215:120-6. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Overview of the study design, participation and field work of the German Environmental Survey on Children 2003-2006 (GerES IV)
    Christine Schulz
    German Federal Environment Agency Umweltbundesamt, UBA, Dessau Roßlau, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 215:435-48. 2012
    ..This comprehensive overview aims at giving other research groups the opportunity to compare different study designs or to adapt their own design to get comparable results...
  11. doi request reprint German environmental survey IV: children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
    Andre Conrad
    Federal Environment Agency Umweltbundesamt, Department for Environmental Hygiene, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Toxicol Lett 192:79-83. 2010
    ..g. cadmium. Temporal comparison indicated that in the last 15 years no decrease of children's ETS exposure has been achieved in Germany...
  12. ncbi request reprint German Environmental Survey for Children (GerES IV)--first results
    Marike Kolossa-Gehring
    Umweltbundesamt Federal Environment Agency, Corrensplatz 1, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:535-40. 2007
    ..Results from the GerES IV pilot study showed a relation between environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and an increased susceptibility to infections and inflammations of the middle ear...
  13. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in blood lead levels of children in east Germany
    Ines Meyer
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Chair of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:181-92. 2003
    ..It seems that the decline in ambient lead fall had an impact on the body burden of lead, but the overall decrease in BLL in these two regions is caused by the overall decrease of lead in gasoline and thus in food...
  14. ncbi request reprint Daily intake of di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) by German children -- A comparison of two estimation models based on urinary DEHP metabolite levels
    Matthias Wittassek
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic of Occupational, Social and Enironmental Medicine, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:35-42. 2007
    ..Younger children seem to be more severely burdened, which may be due to a higher food consumption related to their bw, mouthing behaviour and/or playing near the ground...
  15. ncbi request reprint Di-n-butylphthalate and butylbenzylphthalate - urinary metabolite levels and estimated daily intakes: pilot study for the German Environmental Survey on children
    Holger M Koch
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Erlangen, Germany
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:378-87. 2007
    ..For both phthalates and independent of the model, we found increasing daily intakes with decreasing age. Between 25% (creatinine model) and 50% (volume model) of the 2-4-year old children had daily intakes for DnBP above the TDI...