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The effect of air pollution on pneumonia-related emergency department visits in a region of extensive sugar cane plantations: a 30-month time-series study

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  • Marcos Abdo Arbex Pulmonology Division, Medical School of Araraquara University Center, Araraquara, Brazil Environmental Epidemiology Study Group, Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Experimental Air Pollution, University of São Paulo, Faculty of Medical Sciences, São Paulo, Brazil PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Luiz Alberto Amador Pereira Environmental Epidemiology Study Group, Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Experimental Air Pollution, University of São Paulo, Faculty of Medical Sciences, São Paulo, Brazil Environmental Exposure and Risk Assessment Group, Collective Health Post-Graduate Program, Catholic University of Santos, Santos, Brazil PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Regiane Carvalho-Oliveira Environmental Epidemiology Study Group, Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Experimental Air Pollution, University of São Paulo, Faculty of Medical Sciences, São Paulo, Brazil PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Paulo Hilário do Nascimento Saldiva Environmental Epidemiology Study Group, Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Experimental Air Pollution, University of São Paulo, Faculty of Medical Sciences, São Paulo, Brazil PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alfésio Luís Ferreira Braga Environmental Epidemiology Study Group, Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Experimental Air Pollution, University of São Paulo, Faculty of Medical Sciences, São Paulo, Brazil Environmental Exposure and Risk Assessment Group, Collective Health Post-Graduate Program, Catholic University of Santos, Santos, Brazil PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Marcos Abdo Arbex, Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 2104, Centro, Araraquara, São Paulo, CEP 14801-320, Brazil; arbexma{at}techs.com.br
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Arbex MA, Pereira LAA, Carvalho-Oliveira R, et al
The effect of air pollution on pneumonia-related emergency department visits in a region of extensive sugar cane plantations: a 30-month time-series study

Publication history

  • Received December 2, 2013
  • Revised March 20, 2014
  • Accepted March 24, 2014
  • First published April 29, 2014.
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April 27, 2016

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