MIREC Publications

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  1. Reporting results of human biomonitoring of environmental chemicals to study participants: a comparison of approaches followed in two Canadian studies. Haines DA, Arbuckle TE, Lye E, Legrand M, Fisher M, Langlois R, Fraser WD. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2011 Mar;65(3):191-198.
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  2. Cohort profile: the Maternal-Infant Research on Environmental Chemicals Research Platform. Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD, Fisher M, Davis K, Liang CL, Lupien N, Bastien S, et al. Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology. 2013 Jul;27(4):415-25.
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  3. Phthalate and Bisphenol A Exposure among Pregnant Women in Canada – Results from the MIREC Study. Arbuckle TE, Davis K, Marro L, Fisher M, Legrand M, LeBlanc A, Gaudreau E, Foster WG, Choeurng V, Fraser WD; MIREC Study Group. Environment International. 2014 Jul;68:55-65.
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  4. Exposure to Free and Conjugated Forms of Bisphenol A and Triclosan among Pregnant Women in the MIREC Cohort. Arbuckle TE, Marro L, Davis K, Fisher M, Ayotte P, Bélanger P, Dumas P, LeBlanc A, Bérubé R, Gaudreau E, Provencher G, Faustman EM, Vigoren E, Ettinger AS, Dellarco M, MacPherson S, Fraser WD. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2015;123(4):277-84.
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  5. Determination of free and total bisphenol A in human milk samples from Canadian women using a sensitive and selective GC-MS method. Cao X-L, Popovic S, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. Food Additives and Contaminants. 2015;32(1):120-5.
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  6. A birth cohort study to investigate the association between prenatal phthalate and bisphenol A exposures and fetal markers of metabolic dysfunction. Ashley-Martin J, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Ettinger AS, Shapiro GD, Fisher M, Morisset AS, Taback S, Bouchard MF, Monnier P, Dallaire R, Fraser WD. Environmental Health. 2014;13:84.
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  7. Maternal blood metal levels and fetal markers of metabolic function. Ashley-Martin J, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Ettinger AS, Shapiro GD, Fisher M, Taback S, Bouchard MF, Monnier P, Dallaire R, Fraser WD. Environmental Research. 2015;136:27-34.
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  8. Mandatory trans-fat labeling regulations and nationwide product reformulations to reduce trans fatty acid content in foods contributed to lowered concentrations of trans fat in Canadian women’s breast milk samples collected in 2009–2011. Ratnayake WN, Swist E, Zoka R, Gagnon C, Lillycrop W, Pantazapoulos P. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014;100:1036–40.
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  9. Applicability of a high-throughput shotgun plasma protein screening approach in understanding maternal biological pathways relevant to infant birth weight outcome. Kumarathasan P, Vincent R, Das D, Mohottalage S, Blais E, Blank K, Karthikeyan S, Vuong NQ, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. Journal of Proteomics. 2014 Apr 4;100:136-46.
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  10. Female exposure to phenols and phthalates and time to pregnancy: the Maternal-Infant Research on Environmental Chemicals (MIREC) Study. Vélez MP, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. Fertility and Sterility. 2015;103(4):1011-1020.e2.
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  11. Correction and comparability of phthalate metabolite measurements of Canadian biomonitoring studies (2007-2012). Langlois É, Saravanabhavan G, Arbuckle TE, Giroux S. Environment International. 2014 Mar;64:129-33.
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  12. Persistent organic pollutant concentrations in human milk from Canada, Comparison of current with previous results. Rawn DFK, Sadler AR, Casey VA, Breton F, Sun W-F, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. Organohalogen Compounds. 2014;76:392-395.
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  13. Predictors of Interleukin-33 and Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin levels in cord blood. Ashley-Martin J, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Levy AR, Platt RW, Marshall JS. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 2015;26(2):161-7.
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  14. Maternal exposure to perfluorinated chemicals and reduced fecundity: the MIREC Study. Vélez MP, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. Human Reproduction. 2015;30(3):701-9.
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  15. Prenatal exposure to phthalates, bisphenol A and perfluoroalkyl substances and cord blood levels of IgE, TSLP and IL-33. Ashley-Martin J, Dodds L, Levy AR, Platt RW, Marshall JS, Arbuckle TE. Environmental Research. 2015 Jul;140:360-8.
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  16. Metals exposure and risk of small-for-gestational age birth in a Canadian birth cohort: The MIREC study. Thomas S, Arbuckle TE, Fisher M, Fraser WD, Ettinger AS, King W. Environmental Research. 2015 Jul;140:430-9.
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  17. Maternal exposure to metals and persistent pollutants and cord blood immune system biomarkers. Ashley-Martin J, Levy AR, Arbuckle TE, Platt RW, Marshall JS, Dodds L. Environmental Health. 2015 Jun 18;14:52.
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  18. Exposure to phthalates, bisphenol A and metals in pregnancy and the association with impaired glucose tolerance and gestational diabetes mellitus: The MIREC study. Shapiro GD, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Ashley-Martin J, Fraser WD, Fisher M, Taback S, Keely E, Bouchard MF, Monnier P, Dallaire R, Morisset A, Ettinger AS. Environment International.
    2015 Oct;83:63-71.
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  19. Tea consumption in pregnancy as a predictor of pesticide exposure and adverse birth outcomes: The MIREC Study. Colapinto CK, Arbuckle TE, Dubois L, Fraser WD. Environmental Research. 2015 Oct;142:77-83.
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  20. Is there a relationship between tea intake and maternal whole blood heavy metal concentrations? Colapinto CK, Arbuckle TE, Dubois L, Fraser WD. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology (2016), 1–7. Advance online publication, 6 January 2016;
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  21. Maternal and neonatal levels of perfluoroalkyl substances in relation to gestational weight gain. Ashley-Martin J, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Morisset AS, Fisher M, Bouchard MF, Shapiro GD, Ettinger AS, Monnier P, Dallaire R, Taback S, Fraser WD. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2016, 13, 146;
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  22. Exposure to organophosphorus and organochlorine pesticides, perfluoroalkyl substances, and polychlorinated biphenyls in pregnancy and the association with impaired glucose tolerance and gestational diabetes mellitus: The MIREC Study. Shapiro GD, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Ashley-Martin J, Ettinger AS, Fisher M, Taback S, Bouchard MF, Monnier P, Dallaire R, Morisset AS, Fraser WD. Environmental Research. 2016 Feb 4;147:71-81.
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  23. Infant birth weight and third trimester maternal plasma markers of vascular integrity: the MIREC study. Vincent R, Bielecki A, Blais E, Blank K, Das D, Karthikeyan S, Cakmak S, Fisher M, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. Biomarkers. 2016 May;21(3):257-66.
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  24. Air pollution exposure during pregnancy and fetal markers of metabolic function: the MIREC Study. Lavigne E, Ashley-Martin J, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Hystad P, Johnson M, Crouse DL, Ettinger AS, Shapiro GD, Fisher M, Morisset AS, Taback S, Bouchard MF, Sun L, Monnier P, Dallaire R, Fraser WD. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2016 2016 May 1;183(9):842-51.
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  25. Perfluoroalkyl acids and Time-to-Pregnancy: The issue of “parity-conditioning bias”. Vélez MP, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD, Mumford SL. Environmental Research. 2016 May;147:572-3.
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  26. Concentrations of persistent organic pollutants in maternal and cord blood from the maternal-infant research on environmental chemicals (MIREC) cohort study. Fisher M, Arbuckle TE, Liang CL, LeBlanc A, Gaudreau E, Foster WG, Haines D, Davis K, Fraser WD. Environmental Health. 2016 May 4;15(1):59.
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  27. Determinants of urinary concentrations of dialkyl phosphates among pregnant women in Canada — Results from the MIREC Study. Sokoloff K, Fraser WD, Arbuckle TE, Fisher M, Gaudreau E, LeBlanc A, Morisset AS, Bouchard MF. Environment International.  2016 May 27;94:133-140.
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  28. Prenatal triclosan exposure and cord blood immune system biomarkers. Ashley-Martin J, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Marshall JS. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2016 Jul;219(4-5):454-7.
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  29. Rankings of iron, vitamin D and calcium intakes in relation to maternal characteristics of pregnant Canadian women. Morisset AS, Weiler HA, Dubois L, Ashley-Martin J, Shapiro GD, Dodds L, Massarelli I, Vigneault M, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. Jul;41(7):749-57.
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  30. Blood metal levels and third trimester maternal plasma matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). Au F, Bielecki A, Blais E, Fisher M, Cakmak S, Basak A, Gomes J, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD, Vincent R, Kumarathasan P. Chemosphere. 2016 Sep;159:506-15.
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  31. Female digit length ratio (2D:4D) and time-to-pregnancy. Vélez MP, Arbuckle TE, Monnier P, Fraser WD. Human Reproduction. 2016 Sep;31(9):2128-34. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dew164. Epub 2016 Jun 23.
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  32. Air pollution during pregnancy and cord blood immune system biomarkers. Ashley-Martin J, Lavigne E, Arbuckle TE, Markey J, Hystad P, Crouse DL, Marshall JS, Dodds L. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]
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  33. Maternal and fetal exposure to lead, mercury, cadmium and manganese: the MIREC Study. Arbuckle TE, Liang CL, Morisset AS, Fisher M, Weiler H, Mihai Cirtiu C, Legrand M, Davis K, Ettinger AS, Fraser WD, the MIREC Study Group. Chemosphere. 2016 Nov;163:270-82.
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  34. Arsenic Levels among Pregnant Women and Newborns in Canada: Results from the Maternal-Infant Research on Environmental Chemicals (MIREC) Cohort. Ettinger AS, Arbuckle TE, Fisher M, Liang CL, Davis K, Mihai Cirtiu C, Bélanger P, LeBlanc A, Fraser WD, the MIREC Study Group. Environmental Research. 2016 Nov 20;153:8-16.
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  35. Identification of chemical mixtures to which Canadian pregnant women are exposed: The MIREC Study. Lee WC, Fisher M, Davis K, Arbuckle TE, Sinha SK. Environment International 2016 Dec 28. pii: S0160-4120(16)31039-X.
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  36. Maternal Concentrations of Perfluoroalkyl Substances and Fetal Markers of Metabolic Function and Birth Weight: The Maternal-Infant Research on Environmental Chemicals (MIREC) Study. Ashley-Martin J, Dodds L, Arbuckle TE, Bouchard MF, Fisher M, Morisset AS, Monnier P, Shapiro GD, Ettinger AS, Dallaire R, Taback S, Fraser WD, Platt RW.  American Journal of Epidemiology 2017 Jan 9.
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  37. Univariate Predictors of Maternal Concentrations of Environmental Chemicals: The MIREC Study. Lewin A, Arbuckle TE, Fisher M, Liang CL, Marro L, Davis K, Abdelouahab N, Fraser WD. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2017 Mar;220(2 Pt A):77-85.
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  38. Total folate and unmetabolized folic acid in the breast milk of a cross-section of Canadian women.  MacFarlane AJ, Page R, Robichaud A, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2017 May;105(5):1101-1109.
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  39. Dioxins/furans and PCBs in Canadian human milk: 2008 – 2011.  Rawn DFK , Sadler AR, Casey VA, Breton F, Sun WF, Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD. Science of the Total Environment  2017 Apr 3;595:269-278.
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  40. Seroprevalence of rubella antibodies and determinants of susceptibility to rubella in Canadian pregnant women, 2008-2011. Gilbert NL, Rotondo J, Shapiro J, Sherrard L, Fraser WD, Ward BJ. Vaccine. 2017 May 25;35(23):3050-3055.
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