Antonia M Calafat
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Gomez Ramos M, Heffernan A, Toms L, Calafat A, Ye X, Hobson P, et al. Concentrations of phthalates and DINCH metabolites in pooled urine from Queensland, Australia. Environ Int. 2016;88:179-186 pubmed publisher..Ongoing biomonitoring among the general Australian population may help assess temporal trends in exposure and assess the effectiveness of actions aimed at reducing exposures. ..
- Stein C, Ge Y, Wolff M, Ye X, Calafat A, Kraus T, et al. Perfluoroalkyl substance serum concentrations and immune response to FluMist vaccination among healthy adults. Environ Res. 2016;149:171-178 pubmed publisher..Given the study's many limitations, however, it does not rule out impaired vaccine response to other vaccines or vaccine components in either children or adults. ..
- Wolff M, Pajak A, Pinney S, Windham G, Galvez M, Rybak M, et al. Associations of urinary phthalate and phenol biomarkers with menarche in a multiethnic cohort of young girls. Reprod Toxicol. 2017;67:56-64 pubmed publisher..These analytes were also associated with age at breast development in this cohort. Findings from this prospective study suggest that some childhood exposures are associated with pubertal timing. ..
- Wylie B, Ae Ngibise K, Boamah E, Mujtaba M, Messerlian C, Hauser R, et al. Urinary Concentrations of Insecticide and Herbicide Metabolites among Pregnant Women in Rural Ghana: A Pilot Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher..S. Larger studies are necessary to more fully explore predictors of exposure in this population. ..
- Huen K, Calafat A, Bradman A, Yousefi P, Eskenazi B, Holland N. Maternal phthalate exposure during pregnancy is associated with DNA methylation of LINE-1 and Alu repetitive elements in Mexican-American children. Environ Res. 2016;148:55-62 pubmed publisher..03). Our findings suggest that prenatal exposure to some phthalates may influence differences in repetitive element methylation, highlighting epigenetics as a plausible biological mechanism through which phthalates may affect health. ..
- Calafat A, Kuklenyik Z, Caudill S, Ashley D. Urinary levels of trichloroacetic acid, a disinfection by-product in chlorinated drinking water, in a human reference population. Environ Health Perspect. 2003;111:151-4 pubmed