L Settimi

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanit
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among female agricultural workers: a multi-center case-control study
    L Settimi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 36:135-41. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of toxic exposures: the pilot experience of the Poison Control Centers of Milan, Pavia and Bergamo in 2006
    Laura Settimi
    Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Via Giano della Bella 34, 00162 Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 43:287-94. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint [Italian Program for Surveillance of Acute Pesticide-Related Illnesses: cases identified in 2005]
    L Settimi
    Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Via Giano della Bella, 00161 Roma, Italia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:264-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer and exposure to pesticides in agricultural settings
    Laura Settimi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 104:458-61. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among male farmers: a multi-site case-control study
    L Settimi
    National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 14:339-47. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality among workers in an Italian cigarette factory
    L Settimi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Lab Igiene Ambientale, Roma, Italy
    Occup Med (Lond) 49:361-4. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint [Testicular tumors in Italy: historical trends, geographic differences, and etiological hypotheses]
    Fiammetta Nori
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e dell Uomo, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 26:76-81. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Agricultural pesticide-related poisonings in Italy: cases reported to the Poison Control Centre of Milan in 2000-2001]
    Franca Davanzo
    Centro Antiveleni, Ospedale Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano
    Epidemiol Prev 28:330-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Exposure to pesticides and time to pregnancy among female greenhouse workers
    Laura Lauria
    National Institute of Health, Viale Regina Elena 299, Rome 00161, Italy
    Reprod Toxicol 22:425-30. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Mortality among workers in a cigarette factory in Lucca (Tuscany)]
    Dino Ausilio Parducci
    UO Igiene e salute nei luoghi di lavoro, USL 2, Lucca
    Epidemiol Prev 29:271-7. 2005

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among female agricultural workers: a multi-center case-control study
    L Settimi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 36:135-41. 1999
    ..Cancer risk among women engaged in farming has been poorly investigated. This group of female workers is of particular interest, however, since they may experience exposure to several potential agricultural hazards...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of toxic exposures: the pilot experience of the Poison Control Centers of Milan, Pavia and Bergamo in 2006
    Laura Settimi
    Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Via Giano della Bella 34, 00162 Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 43:287-94. 2007
    ..Although very limited, the available observations focused the attention on specific hazards and were able to highlight the potential of a toxic exposure surveillance system based on the information reported by the Italian PPC...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Italian Program for Surveillance of Acute Pesticide-Related Illnesses: cases identified in 2005]
    L Settimi
    Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Via Giano della Bella, 00161 Roma, Italia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:264-6. 2007
    ..56), copper sulphate (n. 55), methomyl (n. = 52), metam-sodium (n. 24). Three episodes of collective environmental exposure to soil fumigants involving 23 subjects were also detected...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer and exposure to pesticides in agricultural settings
    Laura Settimi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 104:458-61. 2003
    ..5, 95% CI = 1.4-4.2), more specifically to the often contemporary used compounds DDT (OR = 2.1, 95% CI = 1.2-3.8), and dicofol (OR = 2.8, 95% CI = 1.5-5.0), whose effects could not be well separated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among male farmers: a multi-site case-control study
    L Settimi
    National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 14:339-47. 2001
    ..4, 95%CI:0.9-2.0), rectum (OR = 1.5, 95%CI:0.8-2.7), larynx (OR = 1.4, 95%CI:0.8-2.5), and prostate (OR = 1.4, 95%CI:1.0-2.1). The excess of prostate cancer was specifically related to application of pesticides (OR = 1.7, 95%CI:1.2-2.6)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality among workers in an Italian cigarette factory
    L Settimi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Lab Igiene Ambientale, Roma, Italy
    Occup Med (Lond) 49:361-4. 1999
    ..1; CI = 2.2-21.0). Although based on small numbers, the excess of NHL here reported suggests that potential exposure to foliar residues of pesticides should be thoroughly considered in tobacco manufacturing...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Testicular tumors in Italy: historical trends, geographic differences, and etiological hypotheses]
    Fiammetta Nori
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e dell Uomo, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 26:76-81. 2002
    ..Moreover some studies have found an association between parental occupation and testicular cancer in the offspring. However, the aetiology of testicular cancer is still poorly understood...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Agricultural pesticide-related poisonings in Italy: cases reported to the Poison Control Centre of Milan in 2000-2001]
    Franca Davanzo
    Centro Antiveleni, Ospedale Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano
    Epidemiol Prev 28:330-7. 2004
    ..Aim of the present study is to provide a preliminary description of agricultural pesticide-related poisonings in Italy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Exposure to pesticides and time to pregnancy among female greenhouse workers
    Laura Lauria
    National Institute of Health, Viale Regina Elena 299, Rome 00161, Italy
    Reprod Toxicol 22:425-30. 2006
    ..96, 95%CI: 0.81, 1.13). A significant reduction in fecundability was observed in older women and with a daily consumption of one or more alcoholic beverages or cups of tea...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Mortality among workers in a cigarette factory in Lucca (Tuscany)]
    Dino Ausilio Parducci
    UO Igiene e salute nei luoghi di lavoro, USL 2, Lucca
    Epidemiol Prev 29:271-7. 2005
    ..The excess of pleural neoplasms reported in this study suggests the opportunity to evaluate the risk due to asbestos use in many manifacturing industries, especially where steam was used for extractive or warming purpose...
  11. ncbi request reprint The use of personal protective equipment in pregnant greenhouse workers
    Fabrizio Giannandrea
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Industrial and Environmental Hygiene Unit, University of Rome La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro, 5, Rome, Italy
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:52-7. 2008
    ..To determine the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) among pregnant greenhouse workers in Italy and to identify risk factors related to the non-use of appropriate preventive measures...
  12. doi request reprint Spontaneous abortion and maternal work in greenhouses
    Laura Settimi
    National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 51:290-5. 2008
    ..Work in greenhouses may imply exposure of pregnant women to pesticides continuously and at elevated level...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health risk and occupation in agricultural settings in Italy
    Lucia Miligi
    Unit of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Study and Prevention of Cancer, Florence, Italy
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:96-102. 2005
    ..Preliminary data on pesticide-related illnesses must be taken into account, and a national surveillance system should be implemented to identify areas at high risk and to promote exposure-control programs...