Published on in Vol 8, No 1 (2019): January

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/10914, first published .
Exposure to Pesticides and Health Effects on Farm Owners and Workers From Conventional and Organic Agricultural Farms in Costa Rica: Protocol for a Cross-Sectional Study

Exposure to Pesticides and Health Effects on Farm Owners and Workers From Conventional and Organic Agricultural Farms in Costa Rica: Protocol for a Cross-Sectional Study

Exposure to Pesticides and Health Effects on Farm Owners and Workers From Conventional and Organic Agricultural Farms in Costa Rica: Protocol for a Cross-Sectional Study

Samuel Fuhrimann 1, PhD;  Mirko S Winkler 2, 3, PhD;  Philipp Staudacher 4, 5, MSc;  Frederik T Weiss 4, 5, MSc;  Christian Stamm 4, 5, PhD;  Rik IL Eggen 4, 5, PhD;  Christian H Lindh 6, PhD;  José A Menezes-Filho 7, PhD;  Joseph M Baker 8, PhD;  Fernando Ramírez-Muñoz 9, PhD;  Randall Gutiérrez-Vargas 10, PhD;  Ana M Mora 9, PhD

1 School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town , ZA

2 University of Basel , Basel , CH

3 Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute , Basel , CH

4 Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) , Dübendorf , CH

5 Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics (IBP), Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zürich, Zürich , CH

6 Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Lund , SE

7 Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia , BR

8 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US

9 Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET) , Universidad Nacional, Heredia , CR

10 Centro de Investigación y Diagnóstico en Salud y Deporte , Universidad Nacional, Heredia , CR

Corresponding Author:

  • Ana M Mora, PhD
  • Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET)
  • Universidad Nacional
  • P.O. Box 86
  • Heredia
  • CR
  • Phone: 506 22773677
  • Email: ana.mora.mora@una.cr