To examine the association of exposure to phthalates with health outcomes in child development using samples collected from participants of the Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas (CHAMACOS) study. CDC's Organic Analytical Toxicology Branch will measure the urinary concentrations of phthalate metabolites in urine collected from CHAMACOS participants. Approximately 700 samples will be analyzed for phthalate metabolites.
University of California Berkeley (National Institutes of Health)
To characterize the pathogens that cause infections in young infants in developing countries, particularly Bangladesh, Pakistan and India, including a description of incidence, antimicrobial susceptibility and strain properties.
CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases