Alison G Abraham

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Protein energy wasting in children with chronic kidney disease
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 29:1231-8. 2014
  2. pmc FungiQuant: a broad-coverage fungal quantitative real-time PCR assay
    Cindy M Liu
    Division of Pathogen Genomics, Translational Genomics Research Institute, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
    BMC Microbiol 12:255. 2012
  3. pmc The impact of impaired kidney function and HIV infection on the risk of anemia
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1666-71. 2012
  4. pmc The differential effect of ultraviolet light exposure on cataract rate across regions of the lens
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:3919-23. 2010
  5. pmc Extracellular volume and glomerular filtration rate in children with chronic kidney disease
    Alison G Abraham
    Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:741-7. 2011
  6. pmc Missing data on the estimation of the prevalence of accumulated human immunodeficiency virus drug resistance in patients treated with antiretroviral drugs in north america
    Alison G Abraham
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E7640, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:727-35. 2011
  7. pmc Antiretroviral therapy-induced changes in plasma lipids and the risk of kidney dysfunction in HIV-infected men
    Alison G Abraham
    1 Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1346-52. 2013
  8. pmc Hepatitis C viremia and the risk of chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected individuals
    Gregory M Lucas
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Infect Dis 208:1240-9. 2013
  9. pmc Data on serologic inflammatory biomarkers assessed using multiplex assays and host characteristics in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS)
    Heather S McKay
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Data Brief 9:262-70. 2016
  10. pmc Invasive cervical cancer risk among HIV-infected women: a North American multicohort collaboration prospective study
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL Ontario Treatment Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Chronic Viral Illness Service, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Health Sciences, British Columbia Centre for Excellence and HIV AIDS, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:405-13. 2013

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Publications35

  1. pmc Protein energy wasting in children with chronic kidney disease
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 29:1231-8. 2014
    ..In adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD), protein-energy wasting (PEW) is a risk factor for hospitalization and death. However, PEW in children with CKD is not well characterized or defined...
  2. pmc FungiQuant: a broad-coverage fungal quantitative real-time PCR assay
    Cindy M Liu
    Division of Pathogen Genomics, Translational Genomics Research Institute, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
    BMC Microbiol 12:255. 2012
    ..Fungal load quantification is a critical component of fungal community analyses. Limitation of current approaches for quantifying the fungal component in the human microbiome suggests the need for new broad-coverage techniques...
  3. pmc The impact of impaired kidney function and HIV infection on the risk of anemia
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1666-71. 2012
    ..Comorbid conditions and medication use did not explain this increase in risk. HIV infection and impaired kidney function have a combined impact on lowering hemoglobin levels, resulting in a higher risk of anemia...
  4. pmc The differential effect of ultraviolet light exposure on cataract rate across regions of the lens
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:3919-23. 2010
    ..Further, it has been hypothesized that the lower nasal region of the lens is the most susceptible to damage by environmental ultraviolet light exposure...
  5. pmc Extracellular volume and glomerular filtration rate in children with chronic kidney disease
    Alison G Abraham
    Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:741-7. 2011
    ..Extracellular volume (ECV) is the fluid contained in all noncellular compartments of the body and is a quantity tightly controlled by the kidney. Thus, there is a strong link between ECV and kidney function...
  6. pmc Missing data on the estimation of the prevalence of accumulated human immunodeficiency virus drug resistance in patients treated with antiretroviral drugs in north america
    Alison G Abraham
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E7640, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:727-35. 2011
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  7. pmc Antiretroviral therapy-induced changes in plasma lipids and the risk of kidney dysfunction in HIV-infected men
    Alison G Abraham
    1 Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1346-52. 2013
    ..Should these results be generalizable to the broader HIV population, monitoring cholesterol changes following the initiation of ART may be important in identifying HIV-infected persons at risk for kidney disease...
  8. pmc Hepatitis C viremia and the risk of chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected individuals
    Gregory M Lucas
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Infect Dis 208:1240-9. 2013
    ..The role of active hepatitis C virus (HCV) replication in chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk has not been clarified...
  9. pmc Data on serologic inflammatory biomarkers assessed using multiplex assays and host characteristics in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS)
    Heather S McKay
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Data Brief 9:262-70. 2016
    ..Heather, Bream, H. Jay, Margolick, B. Joseph, Martínez-Maza, Otoniel, Phair, P. John, Rinaldo, R. Charles, Abraham, G. Alison, L.P. Jacobson, 2016) [1]. ..
  10. pmc Invasive cervical cancer risk among HIV-infected women: a North American multicohort collaboration prospective study
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL Ontario Treatment Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Chronic Viral Illness Service, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Health Sciences, British Columbia Centre for Excellence and HIV AIDS, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:405-13. 2013
    ..Few reported prospective cohort studies have characterized the incidence of invasive cervical cancer (ICC) in HIV-infected women...
  11. pmc Vitamin D Deficiency and Metabolism in HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Men in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study
    Long Zhang
    1 Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses . 2016
    ..However, HIV infection and race may have implications for vitamin D metabolism and 1,25[OH]2D levels...
  12. pmc Factors affecting glomerular filtration rate, as measured by iohexol disappearance, in men with or at risk for HIV infection
    Joseph B Margolick
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e86311. 2014
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  13. pmc Lipodystrophy and inflammation predict later grip strength in HIV-infected men: the MACS Body Composition substudy
    Keith W Crawford
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1138-45. 2013
    ..Inflammation, lower LBM, and lipodystrophy in HIV-infected men were associated with lower subsequent grip strength. These findings suggest that inflammation may contribute to declines in functional performance, independent of age...
  14. ncbi request reprint First occurrence of diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and hypertension among North American HIV-infected adults, 2000-2013
    Cherise Wong
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis . 2016
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  15. pmc Higher tenofovir exposure is associated with longitudinal declines in kidney function in women living with HIV
    Sanjiv M Baxi
    aDepartment of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco bSchool of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley cGeneral Internal Medicine Division, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center dDepartment of Clinical Pharmacy eDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California fDivision of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York gDepartment of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York hCORE Center Division of Infectious Diseases, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois iDepartment of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC jDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 30:609-18. 2016
    ..We used intensive pharmacokinetic studies in a cohort of HIV-infected women on TFV-based therapy to study the relationship between TFV exposure and subsequent kidney function...
  16. pmc HIV therapy, metabolic and cardiovascular health are associated with glomerular hyperfiltration among men with and without HIV infection
    Derek K Ng
    aDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health bDepartment of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland cDepartment of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois dGraduate School of Public Health, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania eLos Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, Los Angeles, California fWelch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Baltimore, Maryland gDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    AIDS 28:377-86. 2014
    ..In the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, we examined the extent to which hyperfiltration is present and associated with metabolic, cardiovascular, HIV and treatment risk factors among HIV-infected men...
  17. pmc Changes in Urinary Biomarkers over 10 Years is Associated with Viral Suppression in a Prospective Cohort of Women Living with HIV
    Sanjiv M Baxi
    1Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA, and, 2School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA, and, 3Kidney Health Research Collaborative San Francisco Veterans Affairs Hospital and UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA, and, 4Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, and, 5Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and, 6Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Program of Applied Translational Research, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, and, 7Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and, 8Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA, and, 9Department of Medicine, University of Southern California
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr . 2016
    ..Urine biomarkers have helped identify persons at risk for progressing to kidney disease in the setting of HIV infection. We explored factors associated with changes in three urine biomarkers over 10 years among women living with HIV...
  18. pmc A picture is worth a thousand words: maps of HIV indicators to inform research, programs, and policy from NA-ACCORD and CCASAnet clinical cohorts
    Keri N Althoff
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 19:20707. 2016
    ..Our objective was to create maps of four HIV indicators in North, Central, and South American countries...
  19. pmc Renin-angiotensin II-aldosterone system blockers and time to renal replacement therapy in children with CKD
    Alison G Abraham
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, United States
    Pediatr Nephrol . 2016
    ..We used observational data from the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children cohort to estimate the effectiveness of renin-angiotensin II-aldosterone system blockade (RAAS) to delay renal replacement therapy (RRT) in children with CKD...
  20. pmc Long-term impact of HIV wasting on physical function
    Kristine M Erlandson
    aUniversity of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado bJohns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland cUniversity of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California dNorthwestern University, Chicago, Illinois eOhio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    AIDS 30:445-54. 2016
    ..The long-term consequences of wasting among HIV-infected persons are not known...
  21. pmc Incidence and risk factors of HPV-related and HPV-unrelated Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma in HIV-infected individuals
    Daniel C Beachler
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Oral Oncol 50:1169-76. 2014
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  22. pmc Nonlinear trajectory of GFR in children before RRT
    Yichen Zhong
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Soc Nephrol 25:913-7. 2014
    ..This study should prompt the characterization of predictive factors that may contribute to an acceleration of kidney function decline...
  23. pmc Blood lead level and measured glomerular filtration rate in children with chronic kidney disease
    Jeffrey J Fadrowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:965-70. 2013
    ..The role of environmental exposure to lead as a risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its progression remains controversial, and most studies have been limited by a lack of direct glomerular filtration rate (GFR) measurement...
  24. pmc Association between common iron store markers and hemoglobin in children with chronic kidney disease
    Meredith A Atkinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:2275-83. 2012
    ..Serum ferritin and transferrin saturation (TSAT) are used to assess iron status in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD), but their sensitivity in identifying those at risk of lower hemoglobin (HGB) values is unclear...
  25. pmc Computer-aided assessment of diagnostic images for epidemiological research
    Alison G Abraham
    Epidemiology Department, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:74. 2009
    ..However, these systems have not been well utilized in research settings to improve the measurement of clinical endpoints. Reductions in bias through their use could have important implications for etiologic research...
  26. pmc Host factors associated with serologic inflammatory markers assessed using multiplex assays
    Heather S McKay
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Cytokine 85:71-9. 2016
    ..These associations should be taken into account in epidemiological studies of these biomarkers, and may provide potential targets for disease prevention and treatment. ..
  27. pmc Impact of age on retention in care and viral suppression
    Baligh R Yehia
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Mid Atlantic Permanente Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente Mid Atlantic States, Rockville, MD British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, Vancouver, BC, Canada Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC The Fenway Institute, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA Ontario HIV Treatment Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Retrovirus Research Center, Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, PR Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, IA Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, Department of Biochemistry
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 68:413-9. 2015
    ..However, it is unclear how retention in care and age interact to affect viral suppression. We evaluated whether the association between retention and viral suppression differed by age at entry into care...
  28. pmc Long-term predictive value of the Framingham Risk Score for Stroke in HIV-positive vs HIV-negative men
    Farrah J Mateen
    From the Department of Neurology F J M, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Departments of International Health F J M, N S, and Epidemiology W S P, A G A, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology W S P, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore Department of Neurology N S, B R S, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Psychology J T B, University of Pittsburgh, PA Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health R D, and Department of Medicine, School of Medicine R D, University of California, Los Angeles Department of Psychiatry E M, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Feinberg School of Medicine J P P, Division of Infectious Diseases, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology R T S, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    Neurology 81:2094-102. 2013
    ..To test the predictive accuracy of the Framingham Risk Score for Stroke (FRS-S) in HIV-infected (HIV+) vs HIV-uninfected (HIV-) men...
  29. pmc Tenofovir use and urinary biomarkers among HIV-infected women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)
    Ikwo Oboho
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Department of Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL Department of Pharmacovigilance, Pharmaceutical Product Development, Morrisville, NC
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:388-95. 2013
    ..We examined several urinary biomarkers to determine if rises accompanying TDF initiation preceded creatinine changes...
  30. pmc Antiretroviral-treated HIV-infected women have similar long-term kidney function trajectories as HIV-uninfected women
    Michelle M Estrella
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:755-60. 2013
    ..Tenofovir use in HIV-infected women with normal kidney function did not accelerate long-term kidney function decline relative to HIV-uninfected women...
  31. pmc Virologic and immunologic response to HAART, by age and regimen class
    Keri N Althoff
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    AIDS 24:2469-79. 2010
    ..To determine the impact of age and initial HAART regimen class on virologic and immunologic response within 24 months after initiation...
  32. pmc Longitudinal formulas to estimate GFR in children with CKD
    Alison G Abraham
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1724-30. 2009
    ..Whereas current GFR estimating equations approximate direct GFR measurement at a single time point, formulas that capitalize on changes in easily measured biologic parameters could improve the accuracy and precision of GFR estimation...
  33. ncbi request reprint The new epidemiology of cataract
    Alison G Abraham
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, 116 Wilmer Building, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ophthalmol Clin North Am 19:415-25. 2006
    ..This article reviews the current state of knowledge on risk factors for development of age-related cataract formation...
  34. pmc Association of arsenic with kidney function in adolescents and young adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2012
    Darcy Weidemann
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 140:317-24. 2015
    ..This study examined the association of arsenic exposure with estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and compared methods of adjustment for urinary dilution in a representative sample of U.S. adolescents and young adults...
  35. doi request reprint Retrospective mortality study among employees occupationally exposed to toner
    Alison G Abraham
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1035-41. 2010
    ..This cohort study examined the effects of occupational exposure to toner, a particulate material with widespread use in today's society, on mortality...