Main, Katharina M1; Mortensen, Gerda Krog1; Kaleva, Marko M2; Boisen, Kirsten A3; Damgaard, Ida N3; Chellakooty, Marla1; Schmidt, Ida M3; Suomi, Anne-Maarit2; Virtanen, Helena E2; Petersen, Jørgen Holm1; Andersson, Anna-Maria1; Toppari, Jorma2; Skakkebaek, Niels E1
1 Department of Growth and Reproduction, Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark2 unknown3 Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark
Phthalates adversely affect the male reproductive system in animals. We investigated whether phthalate monoester contamination of human breast milk had any influence on the postnatal surge of reproductive hormones in newborn boys as a sign of testicular dysgenesis.
Environmental Health Perspectives, 2006, Vol 114, Issue 2, p. 270-6