A longitudinal birth cohort study is uniquely able to collect information on exposures that antecede signs and symptoms leading to diagnoses, and on the development of neurocognitive and behaviour traits. Here we discuss the optimal time to start such a study, and criteria for inclusion and exclusion of subjects.
|Translated title of the contribution||Who should be studied and when in a longitudinal birth cohort?|
|Pages (from-to)||15 - 22|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2009|