Thimerosal-Related Scientific Articles

Ball L, Ball R, Pratt RD. An assessment of thimerosal in childhood vaccines.external icon Pediatrics. 2001;107:1147–1154.

Burbacher TM, Shen DD, Liberato N, Grant KS, Cernichiari E, Clarkson T. Comparison of blood and brain mercury levels in infant monkeys exposed to methylmercury or vaccines containing thimerosalexternal icon. Environ Health Perspect 2005;113:1015–21.

Hurley AM, Tadrous M, Miller ES. Thimerosal-containing vaccines and autism: A review of recent epidemiologic studiesexternal icon. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2010 Jul;15(3):173-81.

Hviid A, Stellfeld M, Wohlfahrt J, Melbye M. Association between thimerosal-containing vaccine and autismexternal icon. JAMA. 2003; 290:1763–6.Joint statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the United States Public Health Service (USPHS)external icon. Pediatrics. 1999;104:568–9.

McMahon AW, Iskander JK, Haber P, Braun MM, Ball R. Inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) in children < 2 years of age: Examination of selected adverse events reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) after thimerosal-free or thimerosal-containing vaccine.external icon Vaccine 2008;26(3):427–429.

Pichichero ME, Gentile A, Giglio N, Umido V, Clarkson T, Cernichiari E, et al. Mercury levels in newborns and infants after receipt of thimerosal-containing vaccinesexternal icon. Pediatrics. 2008;121:e208-214.

Pichichero ME, Cernichiari E, Lopreiato J, Treanor J. Mercury concentrations and metabolism in infants receiving vaccines containing thimerosal: A descriptive studyexternal icon. Lancet. 2002;360(9347):1737–1741.

Price CS, Thompson WW, Goodson B, Weintraub ES, Croen LA, Hinrichsen VL, et al. Prenatal and infant exposure to thimerosal from vaccines and immunoglobulins and risk of autismexternal icon. Pediatrics. 2010 Oct;126(4):656-64.

Stehr-Green P, Tull P, Stellfeld M, Mortenson P, Simpson D: lack of consistent evidence for an association. Autism and Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines: Lack of Consistent Evidence for an Associationexternal icon. Am J Prev Med. 2003 Aug;25(2):101-6.

Thompson WW, Price C, Goodson B, Shay DK, Benson P, Hinrichsen VL, et al. Early thimerosal exposure and neuropsychological outcomes at 7 to 10 Years.external icon N Engl J Med. 2007;357:1281-92.

Verstraeten T, Davis RL, DeStefano F, Lieu TA, Rhodes PH, Black SB, et al. Safety of thimerosal-containing vaccines: A two-phased study of computerized health maintenance organization databases pdf icon[PDF – 380 KB]external icon. Pediatrics. 2003 Nov;112(5):1039-48.