Pesticides, Industrial Chemicals and Semen Quality
The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2002 by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
Recruitment status was Recruiting
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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
First received: February 27, 2001
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: August 2002
We are conducting an epidemiologic study to investigate the relationship between exposure to pesticides and industrial chemicals and semen quality. We are collecting blood and semen samples in several hundred men to investigate whether these chemicals adversely effect semen quality.
||Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
||Environmental Organochlorines and Semen Quality
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We are specifically investigating the relationship between PCBs and chlorinated pesticides and semen quality. We are also studying whether these chemicals effect reproductive hormones.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years to 51 Years
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00011713
|Harvard School of Public Health
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115 |
|Contact: Russ B Hauser, MD, ScD 617-432-3326 |
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|Study First Received:
||February 27, 2001
||June 23, 2005
||United States: Federal Government
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 16, 2014
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female