A novel approach (sweat patches) to monitoring pesticide exposure in farmworkers

Key Personnel

  • Gregg Stanwood

    Florida State University

  1. Develop and assess the accuracy and precision of laboratory techniques used to measure pesticides and their metabolites from sweat patches.  
  2. Document challenges and problems experienced by farmworkers in using sweat patches.  
  3. Determine the levels and variance in concentrations of pesticides and metabolites obtained from sweat to those obtained from urine.