International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects

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Benjamin, R. H., Ethen, M. K., Canfield, M. A., & Mitchell, L. E. (2020). Change in prepregnancy body mass index and gastroschisis. Annals of epidemiology, 41, 21–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2019.12.005

Heinke, D., Rich-Edwards, J. W., Williams, P. L., Hernandez-Diaz, S., Anderka, M., Fisher, S. C., Desrosiers, T. A., Shaw, G. M., Romitti, P. A., Canfield, M. A., Yazdy, M. M., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2020). Quantification of selection bias in studies of risk factors for birth defects among livebirths. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 10.1111/ppe.12650. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12650

Hoyt, A. T., Ramadhani, T., Le, M. T., Shumate, C. J., Canfield, M. A., Scheuerle, A. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2020). Acculturation and selected birth defects among non-Hispanic Blacks in a population-based case-control study. Birth defects research, 112(7), 535–554. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1665

Justice, C. M., Cuellar, A., Bala, K., Sabourin, J. A., Cunningham, M. L., Crawford, K., Phipps, J. M., Zhou, Y., Cilliers, D., Byren, J. C., Johnson, D., Wall, S. A., Morton, J., Noons, P., Sweeney, E., Weber, A., Rees, K., Wilson, L. C., Simeonov, E., Kaneva, R., … National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2020). A genome-wide association study implicates the BMP7 locus as a risk factor for nonsyndromic metopic craniosynostosis. Human genetics, 139(8), 1077–1090. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00439-020-02157-z

Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., Rutenberg, G. W., Mandell, D. J., Hua, F., Reilly, B., Ruktanonchai, D. J., Jackson, J. F., Hunt, P., Freedenberg, D., Lee, R., & Villanacci, J. F. (2020). The association between newborn screening analytes as measured on a second screen and childhood autism in a Texas Medicaid population. American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, 10.1002/ajmg.b.32804. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.32804

Lei, Y., Ludorf, K. L., Yu, X., Benjamin, R. H., Gu, X., Lin, Y., Finnell, R. H., Mitchell, L. E., Musfee, F. I., Malik, S., Canfield, M. A., Morrison, A. C., Hobbs, C. A., Van Zutphen, A. R., Fisher, S., Agopian, A. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2020). Maternal hypertension-related genotypes and congenital heart defects. American journal of hypertension, hpaa116. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpaa116

Luke, B., Brown, M. B., Ethen, M. K., Canfield, M. A., Watkins, S., Wantman, E., & Doody, K. J. (2020). Third grade academic achievement among children conceived with the use of in vitro fertilization: a population-based study in Texas. Fertility and sterility, 113(6), 1242–1250.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2020.01.015

Marcotte, E. L., Schraw, J. M., Desrosiers, T. A., Nembhard, W. N., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., Meyer, R. E., Plon, S. E., & Lupo, P. J. (2020). Male sex and the risk of childhood cancer: the mediating effect of birth defects. JNCI cancer spectrum, pkaa052. https://doi.org/10.1093/jncics/pkaa052

Reefhuis, J., FitzHarris, L. F., Gray, K. M., Nesheim, S., Tinker, S. C., Isenburg, J., Laffoon, B. T., Lowry, J., Poschman, K., Cragan, J. D., Stephens, F. K., Fornoff, J. E., Ward, C. A., Tran, T., Hoover, A. E., Nestoridi, E., Kersanske, L., Piccardi, M., Boyer, M., Knapp, M. M., … Lampe, M. A. (2020). Neural Tube Defects in Pregnancies Among Women With Diagnosed HIV Infection - 15 Jurisdictions, 2013-2017. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 69(1), 1–5. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6901a1

Santiago-Colón, A., Rocheleau, C. M., Chen, I. C., Sanderson, W., Waters, M. A., Lawson, C. C., Langlois, P. H., Cragan, J. D., Reefhuis, J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2020). Association between maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and rare birth defects of the face and central nervous system. Birth defects research, 112(5), 404–417. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1643

Schraw, J. M., Desrosiers, T. A., Nembhard, W. N., Langlois, P. H., Meyer, R. E., Canfield, M. A., Rasmussen, S. A., Chambers, T. M., Spector, L. G., Plon, S. E., & Lupo, P. J. (2020). Cancer diagnostic profile in children with structural birth defects: An assessment in 15,000 childhood cancer cases. Cancer, 126(15), 3483–3492. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.32982

Smoots, A. N., Olson, S. M., Cragan, J., Delaney, A., Roth, N. M., Godfred-Cato, S., Jones, A. M., Nahabedian, J. F., 3rd, Fornoff, J., Sandidge, T., Yazdy, M. M., Higgins, C., Olney, R. S., Eckert, V., Forkner, A., Fox, D. J., Stolz, A., Crawford, K., Cho, S. J., Knapp, M., … Honein, M. A. (2020). Population-Based Surveillance for Birth Defects Potentially Related to Zika Virus Infection - 22 States and Territories, January 2016-June 2017. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 69(3), 67–71. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6903a3

Suhl, J., Conway, K. M., Rhoads, A., Langlois, P. H., Feldkamp, M. L., Michalski, A., Romitti, P. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2020). Pre-pregnancy dietary arsenic consumption among women in the United States. Birth defects research, 112(3), 270–277. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1634

Alman, B. L., Stingone, J. A., Yazdy, M., Botto, L. D., Desrosiers, T. A., Pruitt, S., Herring, A. H., Langlois, P. H., Nembhard, W. N., Shaw, G. M., Olshan, A. F., Luben, T. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Associations between PM2.5 and risk of preterm birth among liveborn infants. Annals of epidemiology, 39, 46–53.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2019.09.008

Bakker, M. K., Kancherla, V., Canfield, M. A., Bermejo-Sanchez, E., Cragan, J. D., Dastgiri, S., De Walle, H., Feldkamp, M. L., Groisman, B., Gatt, M., Hurtado-Villa, P., Kallen, K., Landau, D., Lelong, N., Lopez Camelo, J. S., Martínez, L., Morgan, M., Mutchinick, O. M., Nembhard, W. N., Pierini, A., … Mastroiacovo, P. (2019). Analysis of Mortality among Neonates and Children with Spina Bifida: An International Registry-Based Study, 2001-2012. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 33(6), 436–448. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12589

Benjamin, R. H., Ethen, M. K., Canfield, M. A., Hua, F., & Mitchell, L. E. (2019). Association of interpregnancy change in body mass index and spina bifida. Birth defects research, 111(18), 1389–1398. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1547

Benjamin, R. H., Littlejohn, S., Canfield, M. A., Ethen, M. K., Hua, F., & Mitchell, L. E. (2019). Interpregnancy change in body mass index and infant outcomes in Texas: a population-based study. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 19(1), 119. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2265-z

Benjamin, R. H., Lopez, A., Mitchell, L. E., Tsao, K., Johnson, A., Langlois, P. H., Swartz, M. D., & Agopian, A. J. (2019). Mortality by mode of delivery among infants with spina bifida in Texas. Birth defects research, 111(19), 1543–1550. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1608

Benjamin, R. H., Mitchell, L. E., Canfield, M. A., Hoyt, A. T., Lai, D., Ramadhani, T. A., Carmichael, S. L., Case, A. P., Waller, D. K., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Fish consumption prior to pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2011. Public health nutrition, 22(2), 336–343. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980018002641

Benjamin, R. H., Yu, X., Navarro Sanchez, M. L., Chen, H., Mitchell, L. E., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., Swartz, M. D., Scheuerle, A. E., Scott, D. A., Northrup, H., Schaaf, C. P., Ray, J. W., McLean, S. D., Lupo, P. J., & Agopian, A. J. (2019). Co-occurring defect analysis: A platform for analyzing birth defect co-occurrence in registries. Birth defects research, 111(18), 1356–1364. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1549

Canfield, M. A., Langlois, P. H., Rutenberg, G. W., Mandell, D. J., Hua, F., Reilly, B., Ruktanonchai, D. J., Jackson, J. F., Hunt, P., Freedenberg, D., Lee, R., & Villanacci, J. F. (2019). The association between newborn screening analytes and childhood autism in a Texas Medicaid population, 2010-2012. American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, 180(5), 291–304. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.32728

Choi, G., Stingone, J. A., Desrosiers, T. A., Olshan, A. F., Nembhard, W. N., Shaw, G. M., Pruitt, S., Romitti, P. A., Yazdy, M. M., Browne, M. L., Langlois, P. H., Botto, L., Luben, T. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution and congenital limb deficiencies in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Environmental research, 179(Pt A), 108716. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2019.108716

Goel, N., Morris, J. K., Tucker, D., de Walle, H., Bakker, M. K., Kancherla, V., Marengo, L., Canfield, M. A., Kallen, K., Lelong, N., Camelo, J. L., Stallings, E. B., Jones, A. M., Nance, A., Huynh, M. P., Martínez-Fernández, M. L., Sipek, A., Pierini, A., Nembhard, W. N., Goetz, D., … Morgan, M. (2019). Trisomy 13 and 18-Prevalence and mortality-A multi-registry population based analysis. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 179(12), 2382–2392. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.61365

Guptha, S., Shumate, C., & Scheuerle, A. E. (2019). Likelihood of meeting defined VATER/VACTERL phenotype in infants with esophageal atresia with or without tracheoesophageal fistula. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 179(11), 2202–2206. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.61337

Hoang, T. T., Lei, Y., Mitchell, L. E., Sharma, S. V., Swartz, M. D., Waller, D. K., Finnell, R. H., Benjamin, R. H., Browne, M. L., Canfield, M. A., Lupo, P. J., McKenzie, P., Shaw, G. M., Agopian, A. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Maternal genetic markers for risk of celiac disease and their potential association with neural tube defects in offspring. Molecular genetics & genomic medicine, 7(6), e688. https://doi.org/10.1002/mgg3.688

Hoang, T. T., Lei, Y., Mitchell, L. E., Sharma, S. V., Swartz, M. D., Waller, D. K., Finnell, R. H., Benjamin, R. H., Browne, M. L., Canfield, M. A., Lupo, P. J., McKenzie, P., Shaw, G., Agopian, A. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Maternal Lactase Polymorphism (rs4988235) Is Associated with Neural Tube Defects in Offspring in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. The Journal of nutrition, 149(2), 295–303. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxy246

Hoyt, A. T., Shumate, C. J., Canfield, M. A., Le, M., Ramadhani, T., Scheuerle, A. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Selected acculturation factors and birth defects in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2011. Birth defects research, 111(10), 598–612. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1494

Kapoor, R., Kancherla, V., Cao, Y., Oleson, J., Suhl, J., Canfield, M. A., Druschel, C. M., Kirby, R. S., Meyer, R. E., & Romitti, P. A. (2019). Prevalence and descriptive epidemiology of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in the United States: A multistate, population-based retrospective study, 1999-2010. Birth defects research, 111(3), 159–169. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1439

Kirby, R. S., Mai, C. T., Wingate, M. S., Janevic, T., Copeland, G. E., Flood, T. J., Isenburg, J., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2019). Prevalence of selected birth defects by maternal nativity status, United States, 1999-2007. Birth defects research, 111(11), 630–639. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1489

Le, M. T., Shumate, C. J., Hoyt, A. T., Wilkinson, A. V., & Canfield, M. A. (2019). The prevalence of birth defects among non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islanders and American Indians/Alaska Natives in Texas, 1999-2015. Birth defects research, 111(18), 1380–1388. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1543

Lopez, A., Benjamin, R. H., Raut, J. R., Ramakrishnan, A., Mitchell, L. E., Tsao, K., Johnson, A., Langlois, P. H., Swartz, M. D., & Agopian, A. J. (2019). Mode of delivery and mortality among neonates with gastroschisis: A population-based cohort in Texas. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 33(3), 204–212. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12554

Lupo, P. J., Schraw, J. M., Desrosiers, T. A., Nembhard, W. N., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., Copeland, G., Meyer, R. E., Brown, A. L., Chambers, T. M., Sok, P., Danysh, H. E., Carozza, S. E., Sisoudiya, S. D., Hilsenbeck, S. G., Janitz, A. E., Oster, M. E., Scheuerle, A. E., Schiffman, J. D., Luo, C., … Plon, S. E. (2019). Association Between Birth Defects and Cancer Risk Among Children and Adolescents in a Population-Based Assessment of 10 Million Live Births. JAMA oncology, 5(8), 1150–1158. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.1215

Mai, C. T., Isenburg, J. L., Canfield, M. A., Meyer, R. E., Correa, A., Alverson, C. J., Lupo, P. J., Riehle-Colarusso, T., Cho, S. J., Aggarwal, D., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2019). National population-based estimates for major birth defects, 2010-2014. Birth defects research, 111(18), 1420–1435. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1589

Matas, J. L., Agana, D., Germanos, G. J., Hansen, M. A., Modak, S., Tanner, J. P., Langlois, P. H., & Salemi, J. L. (2019). Exploring classification of birth defects severity in national hospital discharge databases compared to an active surveillance program. Birth defects research, 111(18), 1343–1355. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1539

Pace, N. D., Siega-Riz, A. M., Olshan, A. F., Chescheir, N. C., Cole, S. R., Desrosiers, T. A., Tinker, S. C., Hoyt, A. T., Canfield, M. A., Carmichael, S. L., Meyer, R. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Survival of infants with spina bifida and the role of maternal prepregnancy body mass index. Birth defects research, 111(16), 1205–1216. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1552

Pastuszak AW, Herati AS, Eisenberg ML, Cengiz C, Langlois PH, Kohn TP, Lamb DJ, Lipshultz LI. The risk of birth defects is not associated with semen parameters or mode of conception in offspring of men visiting a reproductive health clinic, Human Reproduction, Volume 34, Issue 4, April 2019, Pages 733–739, https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dez005

Ryan, M. A., Olshan, A. F., Canfield, M. A., Hoyt, A. T., Scheuerle, A. E., Carmichael, S. L., Shaw, G. M., Werler, M. M., Fisher, S. C., Desrosiers, T. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Sociodemographic, health behavioral, and clinical risk factors for anotia/microtia in a population-based case-control study. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 122, 18–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2019.03.026

Salemi, J. L., Tanner, J. P., Kirby, R. S., & Cragan, J. D. (2019). The impact of the ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM transition on the prevalence of birth defects among infant hospitalizations in the United States. Birth defects research, 111(18), 1365–1379. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1578

Shao, Y., Wang, L., Langlois, P., Mironov, G., & Chan, H. M. (2019). Proteome changes in methylmercury-exposed mouse primary cerebellar granule neurons and astrocytes. Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA, 57, 96–104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tiv.2019.02.013

Sheth, K. R., Kovar, E., White, J. T., Chambers, T. M., Peckham-Gregory, E. C., O'Neill, M., Langlois, P. H., Seth, A., Scheurer, M. E., Lupo, P. J., & Jorgez, C. J. (2019). Hypospadias risk is increased with maternal residential exposure to hormonally active hazardous air pollutants. Birth defects research, 111(7), 345–352. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1461

Shewale, J. B., Ganduglia Cazaban, C. M., Waller, D. K., Mitchell, L. E., Langlois, P. H., & Agopian, A. J. (2019). Microcephaly inpatient hospitalization and potential Zika outbreak in Texas: A cost and predicted economic burden analysis. Travel medicine and infectious disease, 30, 67–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2019.01.001

Short, T. D., Stallings, E. B., Isenburg, J., O'Leary, L. A., Yazdy, M. M., Bohm, M. K., Ethen, M., Chen, X., Tran, T., Fox, D. J., Fornoff, J., Forestieri, N., Ferrell, E., Ramirez, G. M., Kim, J., Shi, J., Cho, S. J., Duckett, K., Nelson, N., Zielke, K., … Reefhuis, J. (2019). Gastroschisis Trends and Ecologic Link to Opioid Prescription Rates - United States, 2006-2015. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 68(2), 31–36. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6802a2

Stallings, E. B., Isenburg, J. L., Short, T. D., Heinke, D., Kirby, R. S., Romitti, P. A., Canfield, M. A., O'Leary, L. A., Liberman, R. F., Forestieri, N. E., Nembhard, W. N., Sandidge, T., Nestoridi, E., Salemi, J. L., Nance, A. E., Duckett, K., Ramirez, G. M., Shan, X., Shi, J., & Lupo, P. J. (2019). Population-based birth defects data in the United States, 2012-2016: A focus on abdominal wall defects. Birth defects research, 111(18), 1436–1447. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1607

Stingone, J. A., Luben, T. J., Sheridan, S. C., Langlois, P. H., Shaw, G. M., Reefhuis, J., Romitti, P. A., Feldkamp, M. L., Nembhard, W. N., Browne, M. L., Lin, S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2019). Associations between fine particulate matter, extreme heat events, and congenital heart defects. Environmental epidemiology (Philadelphia, Pa.), 3(6), e071. https://doi.org/10.1097/EE9.0000000000000071

Waller, D. K., Tark, J. Y., Agopian, A. J., Shewale, J., Ganduglia-Cazaban, C., Hoyt, A. T., Scheuerle, A. E., & Langlois, P. H. (2019). Temporal trends in diagnoses of congenital microcephaly, Texas Hospital Discharge Diagnoses, 2000-2015. Birth defects research, 111(10), 584–590. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1491

White, J. T., Kovar, E., Chambers, T. M., Sheth, K. R., Peckham-Gregory, E. C., O'Neill, M., Langlois, P. H., Jorgez, C. J., Lupo, P. J., & Seth, A. (2019). Hypospadias Risk from Maternal Residential Exposure to Heavy Metal Hazardous Air Pollutants. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(6), 930. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16060930

Yu, X., Nassar, N., Mastroiacovo, P., Canfield, M., Groisman, B., Bermejo-Sánchez, E., Ritvanen, A., Kiuru-Kuhlefelt, S., Benavides, A., Sipek, A., Pierini, A., Bianchi, F., Källén, K., Gatt, M., Morgan, M., Tucker, D., Canessa, M. A., Gajardo, R., Mutchinick, O. M., Szabova, E., … Agopian, A. J. (2019). Hypospadias Prevalence and Trends in International Birth Defect Surveillance Systems, 1980-2010. European urology, 76(4), 482–490. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2019.06.027

Anderka, M., Mai, C. T., M Judson, E., Langlois, P. H., Lupo, P. J., Hauser, K., Salemi, J. L., Correia, J., A Canfield, M., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2018). Status of population-based birth defects surveillance programs before and after the Zika public health response in the United States. Birth defects research, 110(19), 1388–1394. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1391

Chambers, T. M., Agopian, A. J., Lewis, R. A., Langlois, P. H., Danysh, H. E., Weber, K. A., Shaw, G. M., Mitchell, L. E., & Lupo, P. J. (2018). Epidemiology of anophthalmia and microphthalmia: Prevalence and patterns in Texas, 1999-2009. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 176(9), 1810–1818. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.40352

Delaney, A., Mai, C., Smoots, A., Cragan, J., Ellington, S., Langlois, P., Breidenbach, R., Fornoff, J., Dunn, J., Yazdy, M., Scotto-Rosato, N., Sweatlock, J., Fox, D., Palacios, J., Forestieri, N., Leedom, V., Smiley, M., Nance, A., Lake-Burger, H., Romitti, P., … Honein, M. A. (2018). Population-Based Surveillance of Birth Defects Potentially Related to Zika Virus Infection - 15 States and U.S. Territories, 2016. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 67(3), 91–96. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6703a2

Hoyt, A. T., Canfield, M. A., Langlois, P. H., Waller, D. K., Agopian, A. J., Shumate, C. J., Hall, N. B., Marengo, L. K., Ethen, M. K., & Scheuerle, A. E. (2018). Pre-Zika descriptive epidemiology of microcephaly in Texas, 2008-2012. Birth defects research, 110(5), 395–405. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1164

Hoyt, A. T., Canfield, M. A., Romitti, P. A., Botto, L. D., Anderka, M. T., Krikov, S. V., & Feldkamp, M. L. (2018). Does Maternal Exposure to Secondhand Tobacco Smoke During Pregnancy Increase the Risk for Preterm or Small-for-Gestational Age Birth?. Maternal and child health journal, 22(10), 1418–1429. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-018-2522-1

Lin, S., Lin, Z., Ou, Y., Soim, A., Shrestha, S., Lu, Y., Sheridan, S., Luben, T. J., Fitzgerald, E., Bell, E., Shaw, G. M., Reefhuis, J., Langlois, P. H., Romitti, P., Feldkamp, M. L., Malik, S., Pantea, C., Nayak, S., Hwang, S. A., Browne, M., … National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2018). Maternal ambient heat exposure during early pregnancy in summer and spring and congenital heart defects - A large US population-based, case-control study. Environment international, 118, 211–221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.04.043

Lopez, K. N., Nembhard, W. N., Wang, Y., Liu, G., Kucik, J. E., Copeland, G., Gilboa, S. M., Kirby, R. S., & Canfield, M. (2018). Birth defect survival for Hispanic subgroups. Birth defects research, 110(4), 352–363. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1157

Marengo, L. K., Flood, T. J., Ethen, M. K., Kirby, R. S., Fisher, S., Copeland, G., Meyer, R. E., Dunn, J., Canfield, M. A., Anderson, T., Yazzie, D., Mai, C. T., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2018). Study of selected birth defects among American Indian/Alaska Native population: A multi-state population-based retrospective study, 1999-2007. Birth defects research, 110(19), 1412–1418. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1397

Peterson-Burch, F. M., Olshansky, E., Abujaradeh, H. A., Choi, J. J., Zender, R., Montgomery, K., Case, A., Sorkin, D. H., Chaves-Gnecco, D., Libman, I., Lucas, C. T., Zaldivar, F., & Charron-Prochownik, D. (2018). Cultural understanding, experiences, barriers, and facilitators of healthcare providers when providing preconception counseling to adolescent Latinas with diabetes. Research journal of women's health, 5, 2. https://doi.org/10.7243/2054-9865-5-2

Raut, J. R., Simeone, R. M., Tinker, S. C., Canfield, M. A., Day, R. S., & Agopian, A. J. (2019). Proportion of Orofacial Clefts Attributable to Recognized Risk Factors. The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, 56(2), 151–158. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665618774019

Shumate, C., Hoyt, A., Liu, C., Kleinert, A., & Canfield, M. (2019). Understanding how the concentration of neighborhood advantage and disadvantage affects spina bifida risk among births to non-Hispanic white and Hispanic women, Texas, 1999-2014. Birth defects research, 111(14), 982–990. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1374

Stallings, E. B., Isenburg, J. L., Mai, C. T., Liberman, R. F., Moore, C. A., Canfield, M. A., Salemi, J. L., Kirby, R. S., Short, T. D., Nembhard, W. N., Forestieri, N. E., Heinke, D., Alverson, C. J., Romitti, P. A., Huynh, M. P., Denson, L. E., Judson, E. M., Lupo, P. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2018). Population-based birth defects data in the United States, 2011-2015: A focus on eye and ear defects. Birth defects research, 110(19), 1478–1486. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1413

Suhl, J., Leonard, S., Weyer, P., Rhoads, A., Siega-Riz, A. M., Renée Anthony, T., Burns, T. L., Conway, K. M., Langlois, P. H., & Romitti, P. A. (2018). Maternal arsenic exposure and nonsyndromic orofacial clefts. Birth defects research, 110(19), 1455–1467. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1386

Suhl, J., Romitti, P. A., Cao, Y., Rocheleau, C. M., Burns, T. L., Conway, K., Rajaraman, P., Agopian, A. J., Stewart, P., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2018). Maternal occupational cadmium exposure and nonsyndromic orofacial clefts. Birth defects research, 110(7), 603–609. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1202

Suhl, J., Romitti, P. A., Rocheleau, C., Cao, Y., Burns, T. L., Conway, K., Bell, E. M., Stewart, P., Langlois, P., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2018). Parental occupational pesticide exposure and nonsyndromic orofacial clefts. Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, 15(9), 641–653. https://doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2018.1484127

Van Horne, B. S., Caughy, M. O., Canfield, M., Case, A. P., Greeley, C. S., Morgan, R., & Mitchell, L. E. (2018). First-time maltreatment in children ages 2-10 with and without specific birth defects: A population-based study. Child abuse & neglect, 84, 53–63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.07.003

Waller, D. K., Hashmi, S. S., Hoyt, A. T., Duong, H. T., Tinker, S. C., Gallaway, M. S., Olney, R. S., Finnell, R. H., Hecht, J. T., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2018). Maternal report of fever from cold or flu during early pregnancy and the risk for noncardiac birth defects, National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2011. Birth defects research, 110(4), 342–351. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1147

Weyer, P., Rhoads, A., Suhl, J., Luben, T. J., Conway, K. M., Langlois, P. H., Shen, D., Liang, D., Puzhankara, S., Anderka, M., Bell, E., Feldkamp, M. L., Hoyt, A. T., Mosley, B., Reefhuis, J., Romitti, P. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2018). Drinking water disinfection byproducts and risk of orofacial clefts in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research, 110(12), 1027–1042. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1348

Agopian, A. J., Kim, J., Langlois, P. H., Lee, L., Whitehead, L. W., Symanski, E., Herdt, M. L., & Delclos, G. L. (2017). Maternal occupational physical activity and risk for orofacial clefts. American journal of industrial medicine, 60(7), 627–634. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22731

Carozza, S. E., Bae, H., Meath, T., Branscum, A., Bovbjerg, M. L., & Langlois, P. H. (2017). Evaluation of maternal health and labor and delivery conditions as risk factors for childhood leukemias in children with Down syndrome. Cancer epidemiology, 46, 36–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2016.12.003

Hall, N. B., Broussard, K., Evert, N., & Canfield, M. (2017). Notes from the Field: Zika Virus-Associated Neonatal Birth Defects Surveillance - Texas, January 2016-July 2017. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 66(31), 835–836. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6631a5

Hoang, T. T., Marengo, L. K., Mitchell, L. E., Canfield, M. A., & Agopian, A. J. (2017). Original Findings and Updated Meta-Analysis for the Association Between Maternal Diabetes and Risk for Congenital Heart Disease Phenotypes. American journal of epidemiology, 186(1), 118–128. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwx033

Kim, J., Langlois, P. H., Mitchell, L. E., & Agopian, A. J. (2018). Maternal occupation and the risk of neural tube defects in offspring. Archives of environmental & occupational health, 73(5), 304–312. https://doi.org/10.1080/19338244.2017.1356259

Kim, J., Swartz, M. D., Langlois, P. H., Romitti, P. A., Weyer, P., Mitchell, L. E., Luben, T. J., Ramakrishnan, A., Malik, S., Lupo, P. J., Feldkamp, M. L., Meyer, R. E., Winston, J. J., Reefhuis, J., Blossom, S. J., Bell, E., Agopian, A. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2017). Estimated Maternal Pesticide Exposure from Drinking Water and Heart Defects in Offspring. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(8), 889. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14080889

Lara, D. A., Ethen, M. K., Canfield, M. A., Nembhard, W. N., & Morris, S. A. (2017). A population-based analysis of mortality in patients with Turner syndrome and hypoplastic left heart syndrome using the Texas Birth Defects Registry. Congenital heart disease, 12(1), 105–112. https://doi.org/10.1111/chd.12413

Lee, L. J., Symanski, E., Lupo, P. J., Tinker, S. C., Razzaghi, H., Chan, W., Hoyt, A. T., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2017). Role of maternal occupational physical activity and psychosocial stressors on adverse birth outcomes. Occupational and environmental medicine, 74(3), 192–199. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2016-103715

Lupo, P. J., Isenburg, J. L., Salemi, J. L., Mai, C. T., Liberman, R. F., Canfield, M. A., Copeland, G., Haight, S., Harpavat, S., Hoyt, A. T., Moore, C. A., Nembhard, W. N., Nguyen, H. N., Rutkowski, R. E., Steele, A., Alverson, C. J., Stallings, E. B., Kirby, R. S., & and The National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2017). Population-based birth defects data in the United States, 2010-2014: A focus on gastrointestinal defects. Birth defects research, 109(18), 1504–1514. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1145

Rocheleau, C. M., Bertke, S. J., Lawson, C. C., Romitti, P. A., Desrosiers, T. A., Agopian, A. J., Bell, E., Gilboa, S. M., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2017). Factors associated with employment status before and during pregnancy: Implications for studies of pregnancy outcomes. American journal of industrial medicine, 60(4), 329–341. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22700

Soim, A., Lin, S., Sheridan, S. C., Hwang, S. A., Hsu, W. H., Luben, T. J., Shaw, G. M., Feldkamp, M. L., Romitti, P. A., Reefhuis, J., Langlois, P. H., Browne, M. L., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2017). Population-based case-control study of the association between weather-related extreme heat events and neural tube defects. Birth defects research, 109(18), 1482–1493. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1086

St Louis, A. M., Kim, K., Browne, M. L., Liu, G., Liberman, R. F., Nembhard, W. N., Canfield, M. A., Copeland, G., Fornoff, J., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2017). Prevalence trends of selected major birth defects: A multi-state population-based retrospective study, United States, 1999 to 2007. Birth defects research, 109(18), 1442–1450. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1113

Stingone, J. A., Luben, T. J., Carmichael, S. L., Aylsworth, A. S., Botto, L. D., Correa, A., Gilboa, S. M., Langlois, P. H., Nembhard, W. N., Richmond-Bryant, J., Shaw, G. M., Olshan, A. F., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2017). Maternal Exposure to Nitrogen Dioxide, Intake of Methyl Nutrients, and Congenital Heart Defects in Offspring. American journal of epidemiology, 186(6), 719–729. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwx139

Zhou, Y., Gilboa, S. M., Herdt, M. L., Lupo, P. J., Flanders, W. D., Liu, Y., Shin, M., Canfield, M. A., & Kirby, R. S. (2017). Maternal exposure to ozone and PM2.5 and the prevalence of orofacial clefts in four U.S. states. Environmental research, 153, 35–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2016.11.007

Agopian, A. J., Hoang, T. T., Mitchell, L. E., Morrison, A. C., Tu, D., Nassar, N., & Canfield, M. A. (2016). Maternal hypertension and risk for hypospadias in offspring. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 170(12), 3125–3132. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.37947

Cragan, J. D., Isenburg, J. L., Parker, S. E., Alverson, C. J., Meyer, R. E., Stallings, E. B., Kirby, R. S., Lupo, P. J., Liu, J. S., Seagroves, A., Ethen, M. K., Cho, S. J., Evans, M., Liberman, R. F., Fornoff, J., Browne, M. L., Rutkowski, R. E., Nance, A. E., Anderka, M., Fox, D. J., … National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2016). Population-based microcephaly surveillance in the United States, 2009 to 2013: An analysis of potential sources of variation. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 106(11), 972–982. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23587

Gong, X., Zhan, F. B., Brender, J. D., Langlois, P. H., & Lin, Y. (2016). Validity of the Emission Weighted Proximity Model in estimating air pollution exposure intensities in large geographic areas. The Science of the total environment, 563-564, 478–485. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.04.088

Hoyt, A. T., Canfield, M. A., Romitti, P. A., Botto, L. D., Anderka, M. T., Krikov, S. V., Tarpey, M. K., & Feldkamp, M. L. (2016). Associations between maternal periconceptional exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and major birth defects. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 215(5), 613.e1–613.e11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2016.07.022

Jones, A. M., Isenburg, J., Salemi, J. L., Arnold, K. E., Mai, C. T., Aggarwal, D., Arias, W., Carrino, G. E., Ferrell, E., Folorunso, O., Ibe, B., Kirby, R. S., Krapfl, H. R., Marengo, L. K., Mosley, B. S., Nance, A. E., Romitti, P. A., Spadafino, J., Stock, J., & Honein, M. A. (2016). Increasing Prevalence of Gastroschisis--14 States, 1995-2012. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 65(2), 23–26. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6502a2

Kim, J., Langlois, P. H., Herdt-Losavio, M. L., & Agopian, A. J. (2016). A Case-Control Study of Maternal Occupation and the Risk of Orofacial Clefts. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 58(8), 833–839. https://doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0000000000000807

Langlois, P. H., Lee, M., Lupo, P. J., Rahbar, M. H., & Cortez, R. K. (2016). Residential radon and birth defects: A population-based assessment. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 106(1), 5–15. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23369

Lara, D. A., Fixler, D. E., Ethen, M. K., Canfield, M. A., Nembhard, W. N., & Morris, S. A. (2016). Prenatal diagnosis, hospital characteristics, and mortality in transposition of the great arteries. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 106(9), 739–748. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23525

Lee, L. J., Symanski, E., Lupo, P. J., Tinker, S. C., Razzaghi, H., Pompeii, L. A., Hoyt, A. T., Canfield, M. A., Chan, W., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2016). Data linkage between the National Birth Defects Prevention Study and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to assess workplace physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and emotional stressors during pregnancy. American journal of industrial medicine, 59(2), 137–149. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22548

Lim, H., Beasley, C. W., Whitehead, L. W., Emery, R. J., Agopian, A. J., Langlois, P. H., Waller, D. K., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2016). Maternal exposure to radiographic exams and major structural birth defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 106(7), 563–572. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23496

Meyer, R. E., Liu, G., Gilboa, S. M., Ethen, M. K., Aylsworth, A. S., Powell, C. M., Flood, T. J., Mai, C. T., Wang, Y., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2016). Survival of children with trisomy 13 and trisomy 18: A multi-state population-based study. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 170A(4), 825–837. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.37495

Moffitt, K. B., Case, A. P., Farag, N. H., & Canfield, M. A. (2016). Hospitalization charges for children with birth defects in Texas, 2001 to 2010. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 106(3), 155–163. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23470

O'Brien, J. L., Langlois, P. H., Lawson, C. C., Scheuerle, A., Rocheleau, C. M., Waters, M. A., Symanski, E., Romitti, P. A., Agopian, A. J., Lupo, P. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2016). Maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and craniosynostosis among offspring in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 106(1), 55–60. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23389

Simeone, R. M., Tinker, S. C., Gilboa, S. M., Agopian, A. J., Oster, M. E., Devine, O. J., Honein, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2016). Proportion of selected congenital heart defects attributable to recognized risk factors. Annals of epidemiology, 26(12), 838–845. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2016.10.003

Vuong, A. M., Shinde, M. U., Brender, J. D., Shipp, E. M., Huber, J. C., Jr, Sharkey, J. R., McDonald, T. J., Werler, M. M., Kelley, K. E., Griesenbeck, J. S., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study Investigators (2016). Prenatal Exposure to Nitrosatable Drugs, Dietary Intake of Nitrites, and Preterm Birth. American journal of epidemiology, 183(7), 634–642. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwv250

Warren, J. L., Stingone, J. A., Herring, A. H., Luben, T. J., Fuentes, M., Aylsworth, A. S., Langlois, P. H., Botto, L. D., Correa, A., Olshan, A. F., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2016). Bayesian multinomial probit modeling of daily windows of susceptibility for maternal PM2.5 exposure and congenital heart defects. Statistics in medicine, 35(16), 2786–2801. https://doi.org/10.1002/sim.6891

Winston, J. J., Emch, M., Meyer, R. E., Langlois, P., Weyer, P., Mosley, B., Olshan, A. F., Band, L. E., Luben, T. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2016). Hypospadias and maternal exposure to atrazine via drinking water in the National Birth Defects Prevention study. Environmental health : a global access science source, 15(1), 76. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12940-016-0161-9

Anderka, M., Mai, C. T., Romitti, P. A., Copeland, G., Isenburg, J., Feldkamp, M. L., Krikov, S., Rickard, R., Olney, R. S., Canfield, M. A., Stanton, C., Mosley, B., & Kirby, R. S. (2015). Development and implementation of the first national data quality standards for population-based birth defects surveillance programs in the United States. BMC public health, 15, 925. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2223-2

Arth, A., Tinker, S., Moore, C., Canfield, M., Agopian, A., Reefhuis, J., & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015). Supplement use and other characteristics among pregnant women with a previous pregnancy affected by a neural tube defect - United States, 1997-2009. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 64(1), 6–9.

Case, A. P., Hoyt, A. T., Canfield, M. A., & Wilkinson, A. V. (2015). Periconceptional Risk Factors for Birth Defects among Younger and Older Teen Mothers. Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology, 28(4), 263–270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2014.09.004

Dawson, A. L., Razzaghi, H., Arth, A., Canfield, M. A., Parker, S. E., Reefhuis, J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2015). Maternal exposures in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study: Time trends of selected exposures. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(8), 703–712. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23377

Langlois, P. H., & Scheuerle, A. E. (2015). Descriptive epidemiology of birth defects thought to arise by new mutation. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(11), 913–927. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23412

Lim, H., Agopian, A. J., Whitehead, L. W., Beasley, C. W., Langlois, P. H., Emery, R. J., Waller, D. K., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2015). Maternal occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and major structural birth defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(4), 243–254. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23340

Lopez, K. N., Marengo, L. K., Canfield, M. A., Belmont, J. W., & Dickerson, H. A. (2015). Racial disparities in heterotaxy syndrome. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(11), 941–950. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23416

Lupo, P. J., Danysh, H. E., Symanski, E., Langlois, P. H., Cai, Y., & Swartz, M. D. (2015). Neighborhood-Based Socioeconomic Position and Risk of Oral Clefts Among Offspring. American journal of public health, 105(12), 2518–2525. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2015.302804

Mai, C. T., Isenburg, J., Langlois, P. H., Alverson, C. J., Gilboa, S. M., Rickard, R., Canfield, M. A., Anjohrin, S. B., Lupo, P. J., Jackson, D. R., Stallings, E. B., Scheuerle, A. E., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2015). Population-based birth defects data in the United States, 2008 to 2012: Presentation of state-specific data and descriptive brief on variability of prevalence. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(11), 972–993. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23461

Marshall, J., Salemi, J. L., Tanner, J. P., Ramakrishnan, R., Feldkamp, M. L., Marengo, L. K., Meyer, R. E., Druschel, C. M., Rickard, R., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2015). Prevalence, Correlates, and Outcomes of Omphalocele in the United States, 1995-2005. Obstetrics and gynecology, 126(2), 284–293. https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000000920

McNeese, M. L., Selwyn, B. J., Duong, H., Canfield, M., & Waller, D. K. (2015). The association between maternal parity and birth defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(2), 144–156. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23360

Michalski, A. M., Richardson, S. D., Browne, M. L., Carmichael, S. L., Canfield, M. A., VanZutphen, A. R., Anderka, M. T., Marshall, E. G., & Druschel, C. M. (2015). Sex ratios among infants with birth defects, National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2009. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 167A(5), 1071–1081. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.36865

Peckham, E. C., Scheurer, M. E., Danysh, H. E., Lubega, J., Langlois, P. H., & Lupo, P. J. (2015). Residential Radon Exposure and Incidence of Childhood Lymphoma in Texas, 1995-2011. International journal of environmental research and public health, 12(10), 12110–12126. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph121012110

Reefhuis, J., Gilboa, S. M., Anderka, M., Browne, M. L., Feldkamp, M. L., Hobbs, C. A., Jenkins, M. M., Langlois, P. H., Newsome, K. B., Olshan, A. F., Romitti, P. A., Shapira, S. K., Shaw, G. M., Tinker, S. C., Honein, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2015). The National Birth Defects Prevention Study: A review of the methods. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(8), 656–669. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23384

Smith, L. B., Reich, B. J., Herring, A. H., Langlois, P. H., & Fuentes, M. (2015). Multilevel quantile function modeling with application to birth outcomes. Biometrics, 71(2), 508–519. https://doi.org/10.1111/biom.12294

Swartz, M. D., Cai, Y., Chan, W., Symanski, E., Mitchell, L. E., Danysh, H. E., Langlois, P. H., & Lupo, P. J. (2015). Air toxics and birth defects: a Bayesian hierarchical approach to evaluate multiple pollutants and spina bifida. Environmental health : a global access science source, 14, 16. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-14-16

Van Horne, B. S., Moffitt, K. B., Canfield, M. A., Case, A. P., Greeley, C. S., Morgan, R., & Mitchell, L. E. (2015). Maltreatment of Children Under Age 2 With Specific Birth Defects: A Population-Based Study. Pediatrics, 136(6), e1504–e1512. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-1274

Vinikoor-Imler, L. C., Stewart, T. G., Luben, T. J., Davis, J. A., & Langlois, P. H. (2015). An exploratory analysis of the relationship between ambient ozone and particulate matter concentrations during early pregnancy and selected birth defects in Texas. Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 202, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2015.03.001

Vo, L. U., & Langlois, P. H. (2015). Time trends in prevalence of gastroschisis in Texas, 1999 to 2011: Subgroup analyses by maternal and infant characteristics. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(11), 928–940. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23438

Wang, Y., Liu, G., Canfield, M. A., Mai, C. T., Gilboa, S. M., Meyer, R. E., Anderka, M., Copeland, G. E., Kucik, J. E., Nembhard, W. N., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2015). Racial/ethnic differences in survival of United States children with birth defects: a population-based study. The Journal of pediatrics, 166(4), 819–26.e262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.12.025

Williams, J., Mai, C. T., Mulinare, J., Isenburg, J., Flood, T. J., Ethen, M., Frohnert, B., Kirby, R. S., & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015). Updated estimates of neural tube defects prevented by mandatory folic Acid fortification - United States, 1995-2011. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 64(1), 1–5.

Yazdy, M. M., Werler, M. M., Anderka, M., Langlois, P. H., & Vieira, V. M. (2015). Spatial analysis of gastroschisis in Massachusetts and Texas. Annals of epidemiology, 25(1), 7–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.10.001

Yazdy, M. M., Werler, M. M., Feldkamp, M. L., Shaw, G. M., Mosley, B. S., Vieira, V. M., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2015). Spatial analysis of gastroschisis in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 103(6), 544–553. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23375

Agopian, A. J., Langlois, P. H., Ramakrishnan, A., & Canfield, M. A. (2014). Epidemiologic features of male genital malformations and subtypes in Texas. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 164A(4), 943–949. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.36389

Brender, J. D., Shinde, M. U., Zhan, F. B., Gong, X., & Langlois, P. H. (2014). Maternal residential proximity to chlorinated solvent emissions and birth defects in offspring: a case-control study. Environmental health : a global access science source, 13, 96. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-13-96

Canfield, M. A., Mai, C. T., Wang, Y., O'Halloran, A., Marengo, L. K., Olney, R. S., Borger, C. L., Rutkowski, R., Fornoff, J., Irwin, N., Copeland, G., Flood, T. J., Meyer, R. E., Rickard, R., Alverson, C. J., Sweatlock, J., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2014). The association between race/ethnicity and major birth defects in the United States, 1999-2007. American journal of public health, 104(9), e14–e23. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2014.302098

Case, A. P., Royle, M., Scheuerle, A. E., Carmichael, S. L., Moffitt, K., Ramadhani, T., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2014). Birth defects, causal attributions, and ethnicity in the national birth defects prevention study. Journal of genetic counseling, 23(5), 860–873. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10897-014-9708-5

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Hoyt, A. T., Browne, M., Richardson, S., Romitti, P., Druschel, C., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2014). Maternal caffeine consumption and small for gestational age births: results from a population-based case-control study. Maternal and child health journal, 18(6), 1540–1551. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-013-1397-4

Hoyt, A. T., Canfield, M. A., Shaw, G. M., Waller, D. K., Polen, K. N., Ramadhani, T., Anderka, M. T., Scheuerle, A. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2014). Sociodemographic and hispanic acculturation factors and isolated anotia/microtia. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 100(11), 852–862. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23282

Khodr, Z. G., Lupo, P. J., Agopian, A. J., Canfield, M. A., Case, A. P., Carmichael, S. L., & Mitchell, L. E. (2014). Preconceptional folic acid-containing supplement use in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 100(6), 472–482. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23238

Kirby, R. S., & Nembhard, W. N. (2014). Increasing the utility of population-based birth defects surveillance program data. Journal of registry management, 41(1), 3.

Langlois, P. H., Hoyt, A. T., Desrosiers, T. A., Lupo, P. J., Lawson, C. C., Waters, M. A., Rocheleau, C. M., Shaw, G. M., Romitti, P. A., Gilboa, S. M., Malik, S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2014). Maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and small for gestational age offspring. Occupational and environmental medicine, 71(8), 529–535. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2013-101833

Langlois, P. H., Moffitt, K. B., & Scheuerle, A. E. (2014). A modified panel of sentinel congenital anomalies for potential use in mutation epidemiology based on birth defects registry data. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 164A(9), 2187–2199. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.36623

Lavery, A. M., Brender, J. D., Zhao, H., Sweeney, A., Felkner, M., Suarez, L., & Canfield, M. A. (2014). Dietary intake of choline and neural tube defects in Mexican Americans. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 100(6), 463–471. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23236

Lin, A. E., Krikov, S., Riehle-Colarusso, T., Frías, J. L., Belmont, J., Anderka, M., Geva, T., Getz, K. D., Botto, L. D., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2014). Laterality defects in the national birth defects prevention study (1998-2007): birth prevalence and descriptive epidemiology. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 164A(10), 2581–2591. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.36695

Lupo, P. J., Mitchell, L. E., Canfield, M. A., Shaw, G. M., Olshan, A. F., Finnell, R. H., Zhu, H., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2014). Maternal-fetal metabolic gene-gene interactions and risk of neural tube defects. Molecular genetics and metabolism, 111(1), 46–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymgme.2013.11.004

Mai, C. T., Cassell, C. H., Meyer, R. E., Isenburg, J., Canfield, M. A., Rickard, R., Olney, R. S., Stallings, E. B., Beck, M., Hashmi, S. S., Cho, S. J., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2014). Birth defects data from population-based birth defects surveillance programs in the United States, 2007 to 2011: highlighting orofacial clefts. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 100(11), 895–904. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23329

Marengo, L. K., Hoyt, A. T., & Canfield, M. A. (2014). The utility of the National Death Index as a supplemental data source in ascertaining 5-year mortality among Texas heterotaxy cases. Journal of registry management, 41(1), 4–6.

McKinnish, T., Rees, D. I., & Langlois, P. H. (2014). Seasonality in birth defects, agricultural production and urban location. Economics and human biology, 15, 120–128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2014.08.001

Morris, S. A., Ethen, M. K., Penny, D. J., Canfield, M. A., Minard, C. G., Fixler, D. E., & Nembhard, W. N. (2014). Prenatal diagnosis, birth location, surgical center, and neonatal mortality in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Circulation, 129(3), 285–292. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.003711

Peterson, C., Ailes, E., Riehle-Colarusso, T., Oster, M. E., Olney, R. S., Cassell, C. H., Fixler, D. E., Carmichael, S. L., Shaw, G. M., & Gilboa, S. M. (2014). Late detection of critical congenital heart disease among US infants: estimation of the potential impact of proposed universal screening using pulse oximetry. JAMA pediatrics, 168(4), 361–370. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.4779

Simmons, K., Hashmi, S. S., Scheuerle, A., Canfield, M., & Hecht, J. T. (2014). Mortality in babies with achondroplasia: revisited. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 100(4), 247–249. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23210

Stingone, J. A., Luben, T. J., Daniels, J. L., Fuentes, M., Richardson, D. B., Aylsworth, A. S., Herring, A. H., Anderka, M., Botto, L., Correa, A., Gilboa, S. M., Langlois, P. H., Mosley, B., Shaw, G. M., Siffel, C., Olshan, A. F., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2014). Maternal exposure to criteria air pollutants and congenital heart defects in offspring: results from the national birth defects prevention study. Environmental health perspectives, 122(8), 863–872. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1307289

Vuong, A. M., Shinde, M. U., Brender, J. D., Shipp, E. M., Huber, J. C., Jr, Zheng, Q., McDonald, T. J., Sharkey, J. R., Hoyt, A. T., Werler, M. M., Kelley, K. E., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2015). Nitrosatable Drug Exposure during Pregnancy and Preterm and Small-for-Gestational-Age Births. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 29(1), 60–71. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12169

Weedn, A. E., Mosley, B. S., Cleves, M. A., Waller, D. K., Canfield, M. A., Correa, A., Hobbs, C. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2014). Maternal reporting of prenatal ultrasounds among women in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 100(1), 4–12. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23178

Weyer, P. J., Brender, J. D., Romitti, P. A., Kantamneni, J. R., Crawford, D., Sharkey, J. R., Shinde, M., Horel, S. A., Vuong, A. M., & Langlois, P. H. (2014). Assessing bottled water nitrate concentrations to evaluate total drinking water nitrate exposure and risk of birth defects. Journal of water and health, 12(4), 755–762. https://doi.org/10.2166/wh.2014.237

Agopian, A. J., Cai, Y., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., & Lupo, P. J. (2013). Maternal residential atrazine exposure and risk for choanal atresia and stenosis in offspring. The Journal of pediatrics, 162(3), 581–586. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.08.012

Agopian, A. J., Langlois, P. H., Cai, Y., Canfield, M. A., & Lupo, P. J. (2013). Maternal residential atrazine exposure and gastroschisis by maternal age. Maternal and child health journal, 17(10), 1768–1775. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-012-1196-3

Agopian, A. J., Lupo, P. J., Canfield, M. A., & Langlois, P. H. (2013). Case-control study of maternal residential atrazine exposure and male genital malformations. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 161A(5), 977–982. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.35815

Agopian, A. J., Lupo, P. J., Canfield, M. A., Mitchell, L. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2013). Swimming pool use and birth defect risk. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 209(3), 219.e1–219.e2199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2013.04.033

Agopian, A. J., Tinker, S. C., Lupo, P. J., Canfield, M. A., Mitchell, L. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2013). Proportion of neural tube defects attributable to known risk factors. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 97(1), 42–46. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23100

Agopian, A. J., Waller, D. K., Lupo, P. J., Canfield, M. A., & Mitchell, L. E. (2013). A case-control study of maternal bathing habits and risk for birth defects in offspring. Environmental health : a global access science source, 12, 88. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-12-88

Ahrens, K. A., Anderka, M. T., Feldkamp, M. L., Canfield, M. A., Mitchell, A. A., Werler, M. M., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2013). Antiherpetic medication use and the risk of gastroschisis: findings from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2007. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 27(4), 340–345. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12064

Brender, J. D., Weyer, P. J., Romitti, P. A., Mohanty, B. P., Shinde, M. U., Vuong, A. M., Sharkey, J. R., Dwivedi, D., Horel, S. A., Kantamneni, J., Huber, J. C., Jr, Zheng, Q., Werler, M. M., Kelley, K. E., Griesenbeck, J. S., Zhan, F. B., Langlois, P. H., Suarez, L., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2013). Prenatal nitrate intake from drinking water and selected birth defects in offspring of participants in the national birth defects prevention study. Environmental health perspectives, 121(9), 1083–1089. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1206249

Huber, J. C., Jr, Brender, J. D., Zheng, Q., Sharkey, J. R., Vuong, A. M., Shinde, M. U., Griesenbeck, J. S., Suarez, L., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., Romitti, P. A., Weyer, P. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2013). Maternal dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites and nitrosamines and selected birth defects in offspring: a case-control study. Nutrition journal, 12, 34. https://doi.org/10.1186/1475-2891-12-34

Khodr, Z. G., Lupo, P. J., Canfield, M. A., Chan, W., Cai, Y., & Mitchell, L. E. (2013). Hispanic ethnicity and acculturation, maternal age and the risk of gastroschisis in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 97(8), 538–545. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23140

Kirby, R. S., Marshall, J., Tanner, J. P., Salemi, J. L., Feldkamp, M. L., Marengo, L., Meyer, R. E., Druschel, C. M., Rickard, R., Kucik, J. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2013). Prevalence and correlates of gastroschisis in 15 states, 1995 to 2005. Obstetrics and gynecology, 122(2 Pt 1), 275–281. https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0b013e31829cbbb4

Kucik, J. E., Shin, M., Siffel, C., Marengo, L., Correa, A., & Congenital Anomaly Multistate Prevalence and Survival Collaborative (2013). Trends in survival among children with Down syndrome in 10 regions of the United States. Pediatrics, 131(1), e27–e36. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2012-1616

Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., & Swartz, M. D. (2013). Poisson versus logistic regression in a descriptive epidemiologic analysis of data from a Birth Defects Registry. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 97(10), 702–707. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23167

Langlois, P. H., Hoyt, A. T., Lupo, P. J., Lawson, C. C., Waters, M. A., Desrosiers, T. A., Shaw, G. M., Romitti, P. A., & Lammer, E. J. (2013). Maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and risk of oral cleft-affected pregnancies. The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, 50(3), 337–346. https://doi.org/10.1597/12-104

Mai, C. T., Kucik, J. E., Isenburg, J., Feldkamp, M. L., Marengo, L. K., Bugenske, E. M., Thorpe, P. G., Jackson, J. M., Correa, A., Rickard, R., Alverson, C. J., Kirby, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2013). Selected birth defects data from population-based birth defects surveillance programs in the United States, 2006 to 2010: featuring trisomy conditions. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 97(11), 709–725. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23198

Marengo, L., Farag, N. H., & Canfield, M. (2013). Body mass index and birth defects: Texas, 2005-2008. Maternal and child health journal, 17(10), 1898–1907. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-012-1214-5

Nembhard, W. N., Xu, P., Ethen, M. K., Fixler, D. E., Salemi, J. L., & Canfield, M. A. (2013). Racial/ethnic disparities in timing of death during childhood among children with congenital heart defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 97(10), 628–640. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23169

Ramakrishnan, A., Lupo, P. J., Agopian, A. J., Linder, S. H., Stock, T. H., Langlois, P. H., & Craft, E. (2013). Evaluating the effects of maternal exposure to benzene, toluene, ethyl benzene, and xylene on oral clefts among offspring in Texas: 1999-2008. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 97(8), 532–537. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23139

Shinde, M. U., Vuong, A. M., Brender, J. D., Werler, M. M., Kelley, K. E., Huber, J. C., Jr, Sharkey, J. R., Zheng, Q., Suarez, L., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., Romitti, P. A., Malik, S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2013). Prenatal exposure to nitrosatable drugs, vitamin C, and risk of selected birth defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 97(8), 515–531. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23137

Simeone, R. M., Rasmussen, S. A., Mei, J. V., Dollard, S. C., Frias, J. L., Shaw, G. M., Canfield, M. A., Meyer, R. E., Jones, J. L., Lorey, F., & Honein, M. A. (2013). A pilot study using residual newborn dried blood spots to assess the potential role of cytomegalovirus and Toxoplasma gondii in the etiology of congenital hydrocephalus. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 97(7), 431–436. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23138

Agopian, A. J., Canfield, M. A., Olney, R. S., Lupo, P. J., Ramadhani, T., Mitchell, L. E., Shaw, G. M., Moore, C. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Spina bifida subtypes and sub-phenotypes by maternal race/ethnicity in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 158A(1), 109–115. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.34383

Agopian, A. J., Lupo, P. J., Herdt-Losavio, M. L., Langlois, P. H., Rocheleau, C. M., Mitchell, L. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Differences in folic acid use, prenatal care, smoking, and drinking in early pregnancy by occupation. Preventive medicine, 55(4), 341–345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.07.015

Agopian, A. J., Lupo, P. J., Tinker, S. C., Canfield, M. A., Mitchell, L. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Working towards a risk prediction model for neural tube defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(3), 141–146. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.22883

Agopian, A. J., Marengo, L. K., & Mitchell, L. E. (2012). Predictors of trisomy 21 in the offspring of older and younger women. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(1), 31–35. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.22870

Agopian, A. J., Moulik, M., Gupta-Malhotra, M., Marengo, L. K., & Mitchell, L. E. (2012). Descriptive epidemiology of non-syndromic complete atrioventricular canal defects. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 26(6), 515–524. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12006

Brender, J. D., Werler, M. M., Shinde, M. U., Vuong, A. M., Kelley, K. E., Huber, J. C., Jr, Sharkey, J. R., Griesenbeck, J. S., Romitti, P. A., Malik, S., Suarez, L., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Nitrosatable drug exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy and selected congenital malformations. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(9), 701–713. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23060

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Case, A. P., Colpitts, L. R., Langlois, P. H., & Scheuerle, A. E. (2012). Prenatal diagnosis and cesarean section in a large, population-based birth defects registry. The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, 25(4), 395–402. https://doi.org/10.3109/14767058.2011.580801

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Chandler, A. L., Hobbs, C. A., Mosley, B. S., Berry, R. J., Canfield, M. A., Qi, Y. P., Siega-Riz, A. M., Shaw, G. M., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Neural tube defects and maternal intake of micronutrients related to one-carbon metabolism or antioxidant activity. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(11), 864–874. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23068

Desrosiers, T. A., Lawson, C. C., Meyer, R. E., Richardson, D. B., Daniels, J. L., Waters, M. A., van Wijngaarden, E., Langlois, P. H., Romitti, P. A., Correa, A., Olshan, A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Maternal occupational exposure to organic solvents during early pregnancy and risks of neural tube defects and orofacial clefts. Occupational and environmental medicine, 69(7), 493–499. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2011-100245

Duong, H. T., Hoyt, A. T., Carmichael, S. L., Gilboa, S. M., Canfield, M. A., Case, A., McNeese, M. L., Waller, D. K., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Is maternal parity an independent risk factor for birth defects?. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(4), 230–236. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.22889

Fixler, D. E., Nembhard, W. N., Xu, P., Ethen, M. K., & Canfield, M. A. (2012). Effect of acculturation and distance from cardiac center on congenital heart disease mortality. Pediatrics, 129(6), 1118–1124. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2011-3114

Getz, K. D., Anderka, M. T., Werler, M. M., & Case, A. P. (2012). Short interpregnancy interval and gastroschisis risk in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(9), 714–720. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23061

Gilboa, S. M., Desrosiers, T. A., Lawson, C., Lupo, P. J., Riehle-Colarusso, T. J., Stewart, P. A., van Wijngaarden, E., Waters, M. A., Correa, A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Association between maternal occupational exposure to organic solvents and congenital heart defects, National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2002. Occupational and environmental medicine, 69(9), 628–635. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2011-100536

Hashmi, S. S., Canfield, M. A., Marengo, L., Moffitt, K. B., Belmont, J. W., Freedenberg, D., Tanksley, S. M., & Lupo, P. J. (2012). The association between neonatal thyroxine and craniosynostosis, Texas, 2004-2007. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(12), 1004–1009. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23077

Langlois, P. H., Hoyt, A. T., Lupo, P. J., Lawson, C. C., Waters, M. A., Desrosiers, T. A., Shaw, G. M., Romitti, P. A., Lammer, E. J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and risk of neural tube defect-affected pregnancies. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(9), 693–700. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23045

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Lupo, P. J., Canfield, M. A., Chapa, C., Lu, W., Agopian, A. J., Mitchell, L. E., Shaw, G. M., Waller, D. K., Olshan, A. F., Finnell, R. H., & Zhu, H. (2012). Diabetes and obesity-related genes and the risk of neural tube defects in the national birth defects prevention study. American journal of epidemiology, 176(12), 1101–1109. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kws190

Lupo, P. J., Chapa, C., Nousome, D., Duhon, C., Canfield, M. A., Shaw, G. M., Finnell, R. H., Zhu, H., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). A GCH1 haplotype and risk of neural tube defects in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Molecular genetics and metabolism, 107(3), 592–595. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymgme.2012.09.020

Lupo, P. J., Langlois, P. H., Reefhuis, J., Lawson, C. C., Symanski, E., Desrosiers, T. A., Khodr, Z. G., Agopian, A. J., Waters, M. A., Duwe, K. N., Finnell, R. H., Mitchell, L. E., Moore, C. A., Romitti, P. A., Shaw, G. M., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: effects on gastroschisis among offspring in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Environmental health perspectives, 120(6), 910–915. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1104305

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Ma, C., Shaw, G. M., Scheuerle, A. E., Canfield, M. A., Carmichael, S. L., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2012). Association of microtia with maternal nutrition. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(12), 1026–1032. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23053

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Nassar, N., Leoncini, E., Amar, E., Arteaga-Vázquez, J., Bakker, M. K., Bower, C., Canfield, M. A., Castilla, E. E., Cocchi, G., Correa, A., Csáky-Szunyogh, M., Feldkamp, M. L., Khoshnood, B., Landau, D., Lelong, N., López-Camelo, J. S., Lowry, R. B., McDonnell, R., Merlob, P., Métneki, J., … Mastroiacovo, P. (2012). Prevalence of esophageal atresia among 18 international birth defects surveillance programs. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 94(11), 893–899. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23067

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Bermejo-Sánchez, E., Cuevas, L., Amar, E., Bakker, M. K., Bianca, S., Bianchi, F., Canfield, M. A., Castilla, E. E., Clementi, M., Cocchi, G., Feldkamp, M. L., Landau, D., Leoncini, E., Li, Z., Lowry, R. B., Mastroiacovo, P., Mutchinick, O. M., Rissmann, A., Ritvanen, A., Scarano, G., … Martínez-Frías, M. L. (2011). Amelia: a multi-center descriptive epidemiologic study in a large dataset from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, and overview of the literature. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 157C(4), 288–304. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30319

Bermejo-Sánchez, E., Cuevas, L., Amar, E., Bianca, S., Bianchi, F., Botto, L. D., Canfield, M. A., Castilla, E. E., Clementi, M., Cocchi, G., Landau, D., Leoncini, E., Li, Z., Lowry, R. B., Mastroiacovo, P., Mutchinick, O. M., Rissmann, A., Ritvanen, A., Scarano, G., Siffel, C., … Martínez-Frías, M. L. (2011). Phocomelia: a worldwide descriptive epidemiologic study in a large series of cases from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, and overview of the literature. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 157C(4), 305–320. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30320

Blanton, S. H., Henry, R. R., Yuan, Q., Mulliken, J. B., Stal, S., Finnell, R. H., & Hecht, J. T. (2011). Folate pathway and nonsyndromic cleft lip and palate. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(1), 50–60. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20740

Botto, L. D., Feldkamp, M. L., Amar, E., Carey, J. C., Castilla, E. E., Clementi, M., Cocchi, G., de Walle, H. E., Halliday, J., Leoncini, E., Li, Z., Lowry, R. B., Marengo, L. K., Martínez-Frías, M. L., Merlob, P., Morgan, M., Muñoz, L. L., Rissmann, A., Ritvanen, A., Scarano, G., … Mastroiacovo, P. (2011). Acardia: epidemiologic findings and literature review from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 157C(4), 262–273. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30318

Brender, J. D., Kelley, K. E., Werler, M. M., Langlois, P. H., Suarez, L., Canfield, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2011). Prevalence and patterns of nitrosatable drug use among U.S. women during early pregnancy. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(4), 258–264. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20808

Brender, J. D., Werler, M. M., Kelley, K. E., Vuong, A. M., Shinde, M. U., Zheng, Q., Huber, J. C., Jr, Sharkey, J. R., Griesenbeck, J. S., Romitti, P. A., Langlois, P. H., Suarez, L., Canfield, M. A., & The National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2011). Nitrosatable drug exposure during early pregnancy and neural tube defects in offspring: National Birth Defects Prevention Study. American journal of epidemiology, 174(11), 1286–1295. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwr254

Case, A. P., & Mitchell, L. E. (2011). Prevalence and patterns of choanal atresia and choanal stenosis among pregnancies in Texas, 1999-2004. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 155A(4), 786–791. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33882

Chiquet, B. T., Henry, R., Burt, A., Mulliken, J. B., Stal, S., Blanton, S. H., & Hecht, J. T. (2011). Nonsyndromic cleft lip and palate: CRISPLD genes and the folate gene pathway connection. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(1), 44–49. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20737

Duong, H. T., Shahrukh Hashmi, S., Ramadhani, T., Canfield, M. A., Scheuerle, A., Kim Waller, D., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2011). Maternal use of hot tub and major structural birth defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(9), 836–841. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20831

Feldkamp, M. L., Botto, L. D., Amar, E., Bakker, M. K., Bermejo-Sánchez, E., Bianca, S., Canfield, M. A., Castilla, E. E., Clementi, M., Csaky-Szunyogh, M., Leoncini, E., Li, Z., Lowry, R. B., Mastroiacovo, P., Merlob, P., Morgan, M., Mutchinick, O. M., Rissmann, A., Ritvanen, A., Siffel, C., … Carey, J. C. (2011). Cloacal exstrophy: an epidemiologic study from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 157C(4), 333–343. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30317

Langlois, P. H., Marengo, L. K., & Canfield, M. A. (2011). Time trends in the prevalence of birth defects in Texas 1999-2007: real or artifactual?. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(10), 902–917. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.22847

Lupo, P. J., Langlois, P. H., & Mitchell, L. E. (2011). Epidemiology of Ebstein anomaly: prevalence and patterns in Texas, 1999-2005. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 155A(5), 1007–1014. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33883

Lupo, P. J., Symanski, E., Waller, D. K., Chan, W., Langlois, P. H., Canfield, M. A., & Mitchell, L. E. (2011). Maternal exposure to ambient levels of benzene and neural tube defects among offspring: Texas, 1999-2004. Environmental health perspectives, 119(3), 397–402. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1002212

Marengo, L., Ramadhani, T., Farag, N. H., & Canfield, M. A. (2011). Should aggregate US Census data be used as a proxy for individual household income in a birth defects registry?. Journal of registry management, 38(1), 9–14.

Mei, J. V., Li, L., Rasmussen, S. A., Collier, S., Frias, J. L., Honein, M. A., Shaw, G. M., Lorey, F., Meyer, R., Chaing, S., Canfield, M. A., Jones, J., & Hannon, W. H. (2011). Effect of specimen storage conditions on newborn dried blood spots used to assess Toxoplasma gondii immunoglobulin M (IgM). Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 412(5-6), 455–459. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2010.11.028

Moffitt, K. B., Abiri, O. O., Scheuerle, A. E., & Langlois, P. H. (2011). Descriptive epidemiology of selected heritable birth defects in Texas. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(12), 990–994. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.22859

Mutchinick, O. M., Luna-Muñoz, L., Amar, E., Bakker, M. K., Clementi, M., Cocchi, G., da Graça Dutra, M., Feldkamp, M. L., Landau, D., Leoncini, E., Li, Z., Lowry, B., Marengo, L. K., Martínez-Frías, M. L., Mastroiacovo, P., Métneki, J., Morgan, M., Pierini, A., Rissman, A., Ritvanen, A., … Arteaga-Vázquez, J. (2011). Conjoined twins: a worldwide collaborative epidemiological study of the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 157C(4), 274–287. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30321

Nembhard, W. N., Salemi, J. L., Ethen, M. K., Fixler, D. E., Dimaggio, A., & Canfield, M. A. (2011). Racial/Ethnic disparities in risk of early childhood mortality among children with congenital heart defects. Pediatrics, 127(5), e1128–e1138. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2010-2702

Orioli, I. M., Amar, E., Arteaga-Vazquez, J., Bakker, M. K., Bianca, S., Botto, L. D., Clementi, M., Correa, A., Csaky-Szunyogh, M., Leoncini, E., Li, Z., López-Camelo, J. S., Lowry, R. B., Marengo, L., Martínez-Frías, M. L., Mastroiacovo, P., Morgan, M., Pierini, A., Ritvanen, A., Scarano, G., … Castilla, E. E. (2011). Sirenomelia: an epidemiologic study in a large dataset from the International Clearinghouse of Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, and literature review. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 157C(4), 358–373. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30324

Orioli, I. M., Amar, E., Bakker, M. K., Bermejo-Sánchez, E., Bianchi, F., Canfield, M. A., Clementi, M., Correa, A., Csáky-Szunyogh, M., Feldkamp, M. L., Landau, D., Leoncini, E., Li, Z., Lowry, R. B., Mastroiacovo, P., Morgan, M., Mutchinick, O. M., Rissmann, A., Ritvanen, A., Scarano, G., … Castilla, E. E. (2011). Cyclopia: an epidemiologic study in a large dataset from the International Clearinghouse of Birth Defects Surveillance and Research. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 157C(4), 344–357. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30323

Parks, S. E., Canfield, M. A., & Ramadhani, T. A. (2011). Importance of including all pregnancy outcomes to reduce bias in epidemiologic studies of neural tube defects--Texas, 1999 to 2005. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(3), 185–191. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20772

Ramadhani, T. A., Canfield, M. A., Farag, N. H., Royle, M., Correa, A., Waller, D. K., Scheuerle, A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2011). Do foreign- and U.S.-born mothers across racial/ethnic groups have a similar risk profile for selected sociodemographic and periconceptional factors?. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(9), 823–830. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20839

Scheuerle A. (2011). Clinical differentiation of patent foramen ovale and secundum atrial septal defect: a survey of pediatric cardiologists in Dallas, Texas, USA. Journal of registry management, 38(1), 4–8.

Sheu, S. U., Ethen, M. K., Scheuerle, A. E., & Langlois, P. H. (2011). Investigation into an increase in plagiocephaly in Texas from 1999 to 2007. Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine, 165(8), 708–713. https://doi.org/10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.42

Siffel, C., Correa, A., Amar, E., Bakker, M. K., Bermejo-Sánchez, E., Bianca, S., Castilla, E. E., Clementi, M., Cocchi, G., Csáky-Szunyogh, M., Feldkamp, M. L., Landau, D., Leoncini, E., Li, Z., Lowry, R. B., Marengo, L. K., Mastroiacovo, P., Morgan, M., Mutchinick, O. M., Pierini, A., … Olney, R. S. (2011). Bladder exstrophy: an epidemiologic study from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, and an overview of the literature. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 157C(4), 321–332. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30316

Sommer, A., Blanton, S. H., Weymouth, K., Alvarez, C., Richards, B. S., Barnes, D., & Hecht, J. T. (2011). Smoking, the xenobiotic pathway, and clubfoot. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(1), 20–28. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20742

Suarez, L., Ramadhani, T., Felkner, M., Canfield, M. A., Brender, J. D., Romitti, P. A., & Sun, L. (2011). Maternal smoking, passive tobacco smoke, and neural tube defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 91(1), 29–33. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20743

Benjamin, B. G., Ethen, M. K., Van Hook, C. L., Myers, C. A., & Canfield, M. A. (2010). Gastroschisis prevalence in Texas 1999-2003. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 88(3), 178–185. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20642

Brender, J. D., Felkner, M., Suarez, L., Canfield, M. A., & Henry, J. P. (2010). Maternal pesticide exposure and neural tube defects in Mexican Americans. Annals of epidemiology, 20(1), 16–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2009.09.011

Davis, E. M., Peck, J. D., Thompson, D., Wild, R. A., & Langlois, P. (2010). Maternal diabetes and renal agenesis/dysgenesis. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 88(9), 722–727. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20702

Defant, J., Gambello, M. J., Monga, M., Langlois, P. H., Noblin, S. J., & Vidaeff, A. C. (2010). Fetal trisomy 21 and the risk of preeclampsia. The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, 23(1), 55–59. https://doi.org/10.3109/14767050903118288

Fixler, D. E., Nembhard, W. N., Salemi, J. L., Ethen, M. K., & Canfield, M. A. (2010). Mortality in first 5 years in infants with functional single ventricle born in Texas, 1996 to 2003. Circulation, 121(5), 644–650. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.881904

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Graham, A., Brender, J. D., Sharkey, J. R., Zhu, L., Felkner, M., Suarez, L., & Canfield, M. A. (2010). Dietary methionine intake and neural tube defects in Mexican-American women. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 88(6), 451–457. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20672

Green, R. F., Devine, O., Crider, K. S., Olney, R. S., Archer, N., Olshan, A. F., Shapira, S. K., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2010). Association of paternal age and risk for major congenital anomalies from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997 to 2004. Annals of epidemiology, 20(3), 241–249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2009.10.009

Griesenbeck, J. S., Brender, J. D., Sharkey, J. R., Steck, M. D., Huber, J. C., Jr, Rene, A. A., McDonald, T. J., Romitti, P. A., Canfield, M. A., Langlois, P. H., Suarez, L., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2010). Maternal characteristics associated with the dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines in women of child-bearing age: a cross-sectional study. Environmental health : a global access science source, 9, 10. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-9-10

Langlois, P. H., Jandle, L., Scheuerle, A., Horel, S. A., & Carozza, S. E. (2010). Occurrence of conotruncal heart birth defects in Texas: a comparison of urban/rural classifications. The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association, 26(2), 164–174. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-0361.2010.00278.x

Langlois, P. H., Sheu, S. U., & Scheuerle, A. E. (2010). A physician survey regarding diagnostic variability among birth defects. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 152A(6), 1594–1598. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33413

Leoncini, E., Botto, L. D., Cocchi, G., Annerén, G., Bower, C., Halliday, J., Amar, E., Bakker, M. K., Bianca, S., Canessa Tapia, M. A., Castilla, E. E., Csáky-Szunyogh, M., Dastgiri, S., Feldkamp, M. L., Gatt, M., Hirahara, F., Landau, D., Lowry, R. B., Marengo, L., McDonnell, R., … Mastroiacovo, P. (2010). How valid are the rates of Down syndrome internationally? Findings from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 152A(7), 1670–1680. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33493

Long, J., Ramadhani, T., & Mitchell, L. E. (2010). Epidemiology of nonsyndromic conotruncal heart defects in Texas, 1999-2004. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 88(11), 971–979. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20724

Lu, W., Guzman, A. R., Yang, W., Chapa, C. J., Shaw, G. M., Greene, R. M., Pisano, M. M., Lammer, E. J., Finnell, R. H., & Zhu, H. (2010). Genes encoding critical transcriptional activators for murine neural tube development and human spina bifida: a case-control study. BMC medical genetics, 11, 141. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2350-11-141

Lupo, P. J., Symanski, E., Chan, W., Mitchell, L. E., Waller, D. K., Canfield, M. A., & Langlois, P. H. (2010). Differences in exposure assignment between conception and delivery: the impact of maternal mobility. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 24(2), 200–208. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3016.2010.01096.x

Lupo, P. J., Symanski, E., Waller, D. K., Chan, W., Canfield, M. A., Langlois, P. H., Mitchell, L. E., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2010). Polytomous logistic regression as a tool for exploring heterogeneity across birth defect subtypes: an example using anencephaly and spina bifida. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 88(8), 701–705. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20671

Ma, C., Carmichael, S. L., Scheuerle, A. E., Canfield, M. A., Shaw, G. M., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2010). Association of microtia with maternal obesity and periconceptional folic acid use. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 152A(11), 2756–2761. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33694

Messer, L. C., Luben, T. J., Mendola, P., Carozza, S. E., Horel, S. A., & Langlois, P. H. (2010). Urban-rural residence and the occurrence of cleft lip and cleft palate in Texas, 1999-2003. Annals of epidemiology, 20(1), 32–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2009.09.006

Miller, E. A., Rasmussen, S. A., Siega-Riz, A. M., Frías, J. L., Honein, M. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2010). Risk factors for non-syndromic holoprosencephaly in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, 154C(1), 62–72. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.30244

Naufal, Z., Zhiwen, L., Zhu, L., Zhou, G. D., McDonald, T., He, L. Y., Mitchell, L., Ren, A., Zhu, H., Finnell, R., & Donnelly, K. C. (2010). Biomarkers of exposure to combustion by-products in a human population in Shanxi, China. Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology, 20(4), 310–319. https://doi.org/10.1038/jes.2009.19

Nembhard, W. N., Salemi, J. L., Ethen, M. K., Fixler, D. E., & Canfield, M. A. (2010). Mortality among infants with birth defects: Joint effects of size at birth, gestational age, and maternal race/ethnicity. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 88(9), 728–736. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20696

Parker, S. E., Mai, C. T., Canfield, M. A., Rickard, R., Wang, Y., Meyer, R. E., Anderson, P., Mason, C. A., Collins, J. S., Kirby, R. S., Correa, A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2010). Updated National Birth Prevalence estimates for selected birth defects in the United States, 2004-2006. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 88(12), 1008–1016. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20735

Shahrukh Hashmi, S., Gallaway, M. S., Waller, D. K., Langlois, P. H., Hecht, J. T., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2010). Maternal fever during early pregnancy and the risk of oral clefts. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 88(3), 186–194. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20646

Vendola, C., Canfield, M., Daiger, S. P., Gambello, M., Hashmi, S. S., King, T., Noblin, S. J., Waller, D. K., & Hecht, J. T. (2010). Survival of Texas infants born with trisomies 21, 18, and 13. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 152A(2), 360–366. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33156

Waller, D. K., Gallaway, M. S., Taylor, L. G., Ramadhani, T. A., Canfield, M. A., Scheuerle, A., Hernández-Diaz, S., Louik, C., Correa, A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2010). Use of oral contraceptives in pregnancy and major structural birth defects in offspring. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 21(2), 232–239. https://doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181c9fbb3

Wen, S., Zhu, H., Lu, W., Mitchell, L. E., Shaw, G. M., Lammer, E. J., & Finnell, R. H. (2010). Planar cell polarity pathway genes and risk for spina bifida. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 152A(2), 299–304. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33230

Agopian, A., Marengo, L., & Mitchell, L. E. (2009). Descriptive epidemiology of nonsyndromic omphalocele in Texas, 1999-2004. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 149A(10), 2129–2133. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33000

Browne, M. L., Rasmussen, S. A., Hoyt, A. T., Waller, D. K., Druschel, C. M., Caton, A. R., Canfield, M. A., Lin, A. E., Carmichael, S. L., Romitti, P. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2009). Maternal thyroid disease, thyroid medication use, and selected birth defects in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 85(7), 621–628. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20573

Canfield, M. A., Langlois, P. H., Nguyen, L. M., & Scheuerle, A. E. (2009). Epidemiologic features and clinical subgroups of anotia/microtia in Texas. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 85(11), 905–913. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20626

Canfield, M. A., Marengo, L., Ramadhani, T. A., Suarez, L., Brender, J. D., & Scheuerle, A. (2009). The prevalence and predictors of anencephaly and spina bifida in Texas. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 23(1), 41–50. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3016.2008.00975.x

Canfield, M. A., Ramadhani, T. A., Shaw, G. M., Carmichael, S. L., Waller, D. K., Mosley, B. S., Royle, M. H., Olney, R. S., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2009). Anencephaly and spina bifida among Hispanics: maternal, sociodemographic, and acculturation factors in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 85(7), 637–646. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20582

Case, A. P., & Canfield, M. A. (2009). Methods for developing useful estimates of the costs associated with birth defects. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 85(11), 920–924. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20637

Chiang, P. W., Spector, E., & Scheuerle, A. (2009). A case of Asian Indian OCA3 patient. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 149A(7), 1578–1580. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.32930

Collins, J. S., Canfield, M. A., Pearson, K., Kirby, R. S., Case, A. P., Mai, C. T., Major, J., Mulinare, J., & National Birth Defects Prevention Network (2009). Public health projects for preventing the recurrence of neural tube defects in the United States. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 85(11), 935–938. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20619

Ethen, M. K., Ramadhani, T. A., Scheuerle, A. E., Canfield, M. A., Wyszynski, D. F., Druschel, C. M., Romitti, P. A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2009). Alcohol consumption by women before and during pregnancy. Maternal and child health journal, 13(2), 274–285. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-008-0328-2

Felkner, M., Suarez, L., Canfield, M. A., Brender, J. D., & Sun, Q. (2009). Maternal serum homocysteine and risk for neural tube defects in a Texas-Mexico border population. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology, 85(6), 574–581. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20545

Gallaway, M. S., Waller, D. K., Canfield, M. A., Scheuerle, A., & National Birth Defects Prevention Study (2009). The association between use of spermicides or male condoms and major structural birth defects. Contraception, 80(5), 422–429. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2009.03.007

Griesenbeck, J. S., Steck, M. D., Huber, J. C., Jr, Sharkey, J. R., Rene, A. A., & Brender, J. D. (2009). Development of estimates of dietary nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines for use with the Short Willet Food Frequency Questionnaire. Nutrition journal, 8, 16. https://doi.org/10.1186/1475-2891-8-16

Langlois, P. H., Brender, J. D., Suarez, L., Zhan, F. B., Mistry, J. H., Scheuerle, A., & Moody, K. (2009). Maternal residential proximity to waste sites and industrial facilities and conotruncal heart defects in offspring. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, 23(4), 321–331. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3016.2009.01045.x

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