volume 57, issue 5, P346-353 2013
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-27302013000500003
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Abstract: ABSTRACTObjective: The aim of the study was quantify organochlorine compounds in women seeking for infertility treatment (n = 15) and in spontaneously pregnant ones (n = 21). Materials and methods: A questionnaire was applied regarding lifestyle, occupational and reproductive history. Blood samples were collected from both groups. Results: From the pesticides studied, pp'DDE was detected in 100% of infertile women, at higher mean levels than in pregnant women (3.02 mcg/L vs. 0.88 mcg/L; p = 0.001; power of 69…

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