Chapter 2. Developmental Toxicology and Teratology

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus3,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics4 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief5
  1. James W. Hanson MD Acting Director1 and
  2. Jan M. Friedman MD, PhD2

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch2

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Hanson, J. W. and Friedman, J. M. (2009) Developmental Toxicology and Teratology, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 4

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 5

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    CDBPM, NICHD, 6100 Executive Blvd, 4th Floor, MSC 7510, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • pathogenetic factors – dose and duration of exposure, timing, pathogenetic mechanism(s), host susceptibility;
  • internet-based computerized databases;
  • chorionic villus sampling;
  • radioactive iodine;
  • toxoplasmosis;
  • developmental toxicology and teratology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Outcomes of Exposure to Teratogens and Other Developmental Toxicants

  • Pathogenetic Factors in Evaluation of Risk from Exposure to Teratogens and Other Developmental Toxicants

  • Important Human Teratogens

  • Sources of Information

  • Suggested Reading