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(MMWR) is a CDC weekly scientific publication containing data and reports on specific health and safety topics. The following pesticide-related articles are available.

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NIOSHTIC-2 is a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and journal articles supported in whole or in part by NIOSH.

Alarcon WA, Calvert GM, Blondell JM, Mehler LN, Sievert J, Propeck M, Tibbetts DS, Becker A, Lackovic M, Soileau SB, Das R, Beckman J, Male DP, Thomsen CL, Stanbury M. Acute illnesses associated with pesticide exposures at schools. JAMA 2005; 294: 455-565.

Badakhsh R, Lackovic M, Ratard R. Characteristics of pesticide-related hospitalizations, Louisiana, 1998-2007. Public Health Rep 2010; 125: 457-467.

Brevard TA, Calvert GM, Blondell JM, Mehler LN. Acute occupational disinfectant-related illness among youth, 1993-1998. Environ Health Perspect 2003; 111:1654-1659.

Calvert GM, Higgins SA. Using surveillance data to promote occupational health and safety policies and practice at the state level: a case study. Am J Ind Med 2010; 188-193.

Calvert GM, Karnik J, Mehler L, Beckman J, Morrissey B, Sievert J, Barrett R, Lackovic M, Mabee L, Schwartz A, Mitchell Y, Moraga-McHaley S. Acute pesticide poisoning among agricultural workers in the United States, 1998-2005. Am J Ind Med 2008; 883-898.

Calvert GM, Alarcon WA, Chelminski A, Crowley MS, Barrett R, Correa A, Higgins S, Leon HL, Correia J, Becker A, Allen RH, Evans E. Case report: Three farmworkers who gave birth to infants with birth defects closely grouped in time and place - Florida and North Carolina, 2004-2005. Environ Health Perspect 2007; 115:787-791.

Calvert GM, Petersen AM, Sievert J, Ball C, Mehler LN, Das R, Harter LC, Romoli C, Becker A, Ball C, Male D, Schwartz A, Lackovic M. Acute pesticide poisoning in the US retail industry, 1998-2004. Public Health Rep 2007; 122:232-244.

Calvert GM, Barnett M, Mehler LN, Becker A, Das R, Beckman J, Male D, Sievert J, Thomsen C, Morrissey B. Acute pesticide-related illness among emergency responders, 1993-2002. Am J Ind Med 2006; 49:383-393.

Calvert GM, Plate DK, Das R, Rosales R, Shafey O, Thomsen C, Male D, Beckman J, Arvizu E, Lackovic M. Acute occupational pesticide-related illness in the US, 1998-1999: surveillance findings from the SENSOR-pesticides program. Am J Ind Med 2004; 45:14-23.

Calvert GM, Mehler LN, Rosales R, Baum L, Thomsen C, Male D, Shafey O, Das R, Lackovic M, Arvizu E. Acute pesticide-related illnesses among working youths, 1988-1999. Am J Public Health 2003; 93:605-610.

Das R, Steege A, Baron S, Beckman J, Harrison R. Pesticide-related illness among migrant farm workers in the United States. Int J Occup Environ Health 2001; 7:303-312.

D'Haenens JP, McDonald KW, Langley RL, Higgins SA, Scott R, Farquhar PN, Meggs WJ. Aldicarb: A case series of watermelon-borne carbamate toxicity. J Agromedicine 2013; 18:174-177.

Forrester MB, Diebolt-Brown B. Total release fogger exposures reported to Texas poison centers, 2000-2009. Toxicol Environ Chem 2011; 93:1089-1097.

Forrester MB, Sievert JS, Stanley SK. Epidemiology of lindane exposures for pediculosis reported to poison centers in Texas, 1998-2002. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 2004; 42:55-60.

Fortenberry GZ, Beckman J, Schwartz A, Bonnar-Prado J, Graham LS, Higgins S, Lackovic M, Mulay P, Bojes H, Waltz J, Mitchell Y, Leinenkugel K, Oriel MS, Evans E, Calvert GM. Magnitude and characteristics of acute paraquat- and diquat-related illnesses in the US: 1998 - 2013. Environ Res 2016: 146:191-199.

Hudson N, Kasner EJ, Beckman J, Mehler L, Schwartz A, Higgins S, Bonnar-Prado S, Lackovic M, Mulay P, Mitchell Y, Larios L, Walker R, Waltz J, Moraga-McHaley S, Roisman R, Calvert GM.  Characteristics and magnitude of acute pesticide-related illnesses associated with pyrethrins and pyrethroids — 11 states, 2000–2008.  Am J Ind Med. 2014;57:15-30.

Kasner EJ, Keralis JM, Mehler L, Beckman J, Bonnar-Prado J, Lee SJ, Diebolt-Brown B, Mulay P, Lackovic M, Waltz J, Schwartz A, Mitchell Y, Moraga-McHaley S, Roisman R, Gergely R, Calvert GM. Gender differences in acute pesticide-related illnesses and injuries among farmworkers in the United States, 1998-2007. Am J Ind Med 2012; 55:571-583.

Lee SJ, Mehler L, Beckman J, Diebolt-Brown B, Prado JB, Lackovic M, Waltz J, Mulay P, Schwartz A, Mitchell Y, Moraga-McHaley S, Gergely R, Calvert GM. Acute pesticide illnesses associated with off-target pesticide drift from agricultural applications: 11 States, 1998–2006. Environ Health Perspect 2011; 119;1162-1169.

Lee SJ, Mulay P, Diebolt-Brown B, Lackovic M, Mehler L, Beckman J, Waltz J, Prado JB, Mitchell Y, Higgins SA, Schwartz A, Calvert GM. Acute illnesses associated with exposure to fipronil — surveillance data from 11 States in the United States, 2001–2007. Clin Toxicol 2010; 48:737-44.

O'Malley M, Fong H, Sanchez ME, Roisman R, Nonato Y, Mehler L. Inhalation of phosphine gas following a fire associated with fumigation of processed pistachio nuts. J Agromedicine 2013; 18:151-173.

Mulay PR, Cavicchia P, Watkins S, Tovar-Aguilar A, Wiese M, Calvert GM. Acute illness associated with exposure to a new soil fumigant containing dimethyl disulfide - Hillsborough County, Florida, 2014.  J Agromedicine 2016; 21(4); 373-379.

Patrice M. Sutton, MPH, Ximena Vergara, MPH, John Beckman, BS, Mark Nicas, PhD, CIH, and Rupali Das, MD, MPH. Pesticide Illness Among Flight Attendants Due to Aircraft Disinsection, Am J Ind Med 2007;50:345–356.

Walters JK, Boswell LE, Green MK, Heumann MA, Karam LE, Morrissey BF, Waltz JE. Pyrethrin and pyrethroid illnesses in the Pacific Northwest: a five year review. Public Health Rep 2009;124:149-159.

Weinberg JL, Bunn LJ, Das R. Application of the industrial hygiene hierarchy of controls to prioritize and promote safer methods of pest control: a case study. Public Health Rep 2009; 124 (suppl 1): 53-62.

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