John F Acquavella
Affiliation: Monsanto Company
- Glyphosate biomonitoring for farmers and their families: results from the Farm Family Exposure StudyJohn F Acquavella
Epidemiology, Monsanto Company, mail stop A2NE, 800 North Lindbergh Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63167, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:321-6. 2004..Nonetheless, it is advisable to minimize exposure to pesticides, and this study did identify specific practices that could be modified to reduce the potential for exposure...
- Mortality and cancer incidence among alachlor manufacturing workers 1968-99J F Acquavella
Monsanto Company, 800 North Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, MO 63167, USA
Occup Environ Med 61:680-5. 2004..It has been found to cause nasal, stomach, and thyroid tumours in rodent feeding studies at levels that are much higher than likely human exposures...
- A review of the epidemiology of 1,3-butadiene and chloropreneJ F Acquavella
Epidemiology, Monsanto Company C2SE, 800 North Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, MO 63167, USA
Chem Biol Interact 135:43-52. 2001..The state of the science for chloroprene would be advanced by arranging more comprehensive studies than those that have been conducted to date...
- Exposure misclassification in studies of agricultural pesticides: insights from biomonitoringJohn F Acquavella
Monsanto Company, Retired, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Epidemiology 17:69-74. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: Our results demonstrate the importance of collecting type of pesticide formulation and suggest a generic exposure assessment is likely to result in appreciable exposure misclassification for many pesticides...
- Implications for epidemiologic research on variation by pesticide in studies of farmers and their familiesJohn F Acquavella
Monsanto Company/A2NE, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Scand J Work Environ Health 31:105-9; discussion 63-5. 2005..These findings point to the need to validate assumptions about exposures in studies of people who are not directly involved in pesticide application...
- Butadiene epidemiology: a summary of results and outstanding issuesJ F Acquavella
Monsanto Company A2SL, St Louis, MO 63167, USA
Toxicology 113:148-56. 1996..Many of these deficiencies will be remedied by updated studies presented at this Symposium or are remediable by other analyses of the existing data...
- An analysis of glyphosate data from the California Environmental Protection Agency Pesticide Illness Surveillance ProgramDaniel A Goldstein
Monsanto Company C2SE, 800 N Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, MO 63167, USA
J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 40:885-92. 2002..We conclude that call volume is not a reliable indicator of the actual incidence or severity of glyphosate-related incidents in California...
- Agreement of pesticide biomarkers between morning void and 24-h urine samples from farmers and their childrenDeanna P Scher
Environmental Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:350-7. 2007..g., farm families), the pharmacokinetics of the pesticide and the timing of exposure events and urine collection must be understood when relying on single voids as a surrogate for longer time-frames of exposure...
- Glyphosate results revisitedDonna R Farmer
Environ Health Perspect 113:A365-6; author reply A366-7. 2005
- Biomonitoring of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid exposure and dose in farm familiesBruce H Alexander
University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:370-6. 2007..We estimated 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) exposure and systemic dose in farm family members following an application of 2,4-D on their farm...
- Chlorpyrifos exposure in farm families: results from the farm family exposure studyBruce H Alexander
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:447-56. 2006..Chlorpyrifos exposure to farm family members from the observed application was largely determined by the extent of contact with the mixing, loading, and application process...
- Biomonitoring for farm families in the farm family exposure studyJack S Mandel
Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Scand J Work Environ Health 31:98-104; discussion 63-5. 2005..The Farm Family Exposure Study was conducted to evaluate real-world pesticide exposure for farmers, spouses, and children...
- Farm Family Exposure Study: methods and recruitment practices for a biomonitoring study of pesticide exposureBeth A Baker
Regions Hospital, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:491-9. 2005..CONCLUSION: The Farm Family Exposure Study should provide insights about pesticide exposure under real world conditions and thereby facilitate improved exposure assessment in epidemiologic studies of agricultural populations...
- Exploring relative mortality and epoetin alfa dose among hemodialysis patientsBrian D Bradbury
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Amgen Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 51:62-70. 2008..Two recent publications reported that greater epoetin alfa (EPO) doses were associated with increased mortality rates. We assessed whether confounding-by-indication might account for these results...