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