In this report, the Immunization Safety Review committee examines the hypothesis of whether or not the use of vaccines containing the preservative thimerosal can cause neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), specifically autism, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and speech or language delay.
Institute of Medicine. 2001. Immunization Safety Review: Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/10208.
|Thimerosol-Containing Vaccines and Neurodevelopmental Disorders||19-19|
|Origins of the Immunization Safety Review Project||20-21|
|The Charge of the Committee||22-22|
|The Study Process The Framework for Assessing Causality||23-26|
|Under Review: Thimerosol Containing Vaccines and Neurodevelopmental Disorders||27-37|
|Recommendations Regarding the Public Health Response||75-81|
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