Principal Investigator:Hannon, Judith L Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research project are to confirm that the RhD phenotype is appropriately assigned in a population of prenatal patients that has not been studied for the presence of variant RhD gene alleles that would require them to be assigned an Rh-negative status and treated with Rh immune globulin.
Samples will be selected for analysis among prenatal samples from the Northwest Territo...
Principal Investigator:Beveridge, Christopher Licenced Year(s):
The overall goal of this program is to establish a time trend of specific environmental contaminants in human blood and hair. A baseline study was completed in the Inuvik region in 1999–2000. A follow-up assessment to this baseline study will be undertaken this year to observe human exposure to specific contaminants across a representative cross-section of moderately and highly exposed regions (In...
Principal Investigator:MacNeil, Chuck Licenced Year(s):
The Inuvik Regional Human Contaminants Monitoring Program has finished sampling maternal scalp hair for methyl mercury analysis, and checking maternal and umbilical cord blood for certain organochlorines and metals. The communications phase is now beginning. As of March 2000 participants will have the option to review their medical health records and obtain their personal results. The compiled res...
Principal Investigator:De Roose, Elsie C. Licenced Year(s):
Information will be gathered by conducting postnatal interviews with women in communities without a Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) or or similar prenatal nutrition program. Interviews will be done by a trained interviewer, hired from the community under contract with Health Canada. The interviewer hired will have a health background where possible. The interviews will be done face to fa...