Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 206

Full Length Research Paper

Fluoride and thyroid function in children in two villages in China

Quanyong Xiang1*, Liansheng Chen 1, Youxin Liang2, Ming Wu1 and Bingheng Chen2
1Jiangsu Province Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 172 Jiangsu Road, Nanjing 21009, P. R. China. 2School of Public Health, Fudan University (formerly Shanghai Medical University), 138 Yixueyuan Rd., Shanghai (200032), China.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Published: 31 August 2009



DF, Dental fluorosis; F-, fluoride; T3, 3,5,3’-
triiodothyronine; TT3, total 3,5,3’- triiodothyronine; FT3, free
3,5,3’- triiodothyronine; T4, thyronine; TT4, total thyronine; FT4,
free thyronine; TSH, thyroid-stimulating hormone; IDD, iodine
deficiency disorder.