Serum bisphenol-A concentration and sex hormone levels in men

Inverse associations were observed between serum bisphenol-A (BPA) concentration and androstenedione, free testosterone, and free androgen index and a positive association between serum BPA concentration and sex hormone-binding globulin.

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Qin Zhou, Ph.D., Maohua Miao, Ph.D., Maomei Ran, M.M., Ling Ding, Ph.D., Lan Bai, M.M., Tingting Wu, M.M., Wei Yuan, M.D., Ph.D., Ersheng Gao, M.D., M.P.H., Jintao Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Guohong Li, M.D., De-Kun Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Volume 100, Issue 2, Pages 478-482, August 2013



To evaluate the association between serum bisphenol-A (BPA) concentration and sex hormone levels in men.


Cross-sectional study.


Not applicable.


A total of 290 men with or without BPA exposure in the workplace.



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