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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Authors

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

Abstract

Objective:

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

Design:

Cross-sectional study.

Setting:

Not applicable.

Patient(s):

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

Intervention(s):

None.

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