Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Lopez Espinosa M, Fitz Simon N, Bloom M, Calafat A, Fletcher T. Comparison between free serum thyroxine levels, measured by analog and dialysis methods, in the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoate. Reprod Toxicol. 2012;33:552-555 pubmed publisher
..The present findings do not indicate any observable bias from the use of the analog with respect to the dialysis method, across the range of PFOS and PFOA concentrations in this population. ..
Lopez Espinosa M, Fletcher T, Armstrong B, Genser B, Dhatariya K, Mondal D, et al. Association of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) with age of puberty among children living near a chemical plant. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:8160-6 pubmed publisher
..In conclusion, our study showed a later age of puberty in this population correlated with PFC concentrations...