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Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2000
Donovan et al., 1983, 1984
Australian study of cases of congenital anomalies in children born (1969–1979), compared to infants born without anomalies for association with paternal Vietnam service
Other Vietnam Veterans Studies Reviewed in Update 1998
Chinh et al., 1996
Study of antinuclear antibodies and sperm autoantibodies among Vietnamese veterans who served 5–10 years in a “dioxin- sprayed zone”
63 age-matched controls; 36 additional male controls
NOTE: CDVA=Commonwealth Department of Veterans’ Affairs; HD=Hodgkin’s disease; NHL=non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; PTSD=posttraumatic stress disorder; STS=soft-tissue sarcoma; Update 1998=Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 1998 (IOM, 1999); Update 1996=Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 1996 (IOM, 1996); VAO=Veterans and Agent Orange: Health Effects of Herbicides Used in Vietnam (IOM, 1994). aThe dash ( —) indicates the comparison group is based on a population (e.g., U.S. white males, country rates), with details given in the text for specifics of the actual population.