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Research Article

A Nested Case-Control Study of Intrauterine Exposure to Persistent Organochlorine Pollutants and the Risk of Hypospadias

  • Anna Rignell-Hydbom mail,

    anna.rignell-hydbom@med.lu.se

    Affiliation: Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Christian H. Lindh,

    Affiliation: Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Joakim Dillner,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Bo A. G. Jönsson,

    Affiliation: Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Lars Rylander

    Affiliation: Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Published: September 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044767

About the Authors

Anna Rignell-Hydbom, Christian H. Lindh, Bo A. G. Jönsson, Lars Rylander
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Joakim Dillner
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: anna.rignell-hydbom@med.lu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARH JD LR. Performed the experiments: BAGJ CL. Analyzed the data: ARH JD LR. Wrote the paper: ARH CL JD BAGJ LR. A. RH A Contributed to conception and design, analysis and interpretation of data, drafted and critically revised as well as approved the version to be published ARH. Contributed to acquisition of data, critically revised the manuscript and approved the version to be published. CL Contributed to acquisition of data, critically revised the manuscript and approved the version to be published. BAGJ Contributed with analysis and interpretation of data, drafted and critically revised as well as approved the version to be published. JD Contributed to conception and design, analysis and interpretation of data, drafted and critically revised as well as approved the version to be published. LR.