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Reducing Childhood Exposure to Lead
Sources of Lead Poisoning
Blood Lead Levels in Young Children - exit to CDC website [MMWR December 2000].
Interpreting and Managing Blood Lead Levels Below 10 ug/dL in Children and Reducing Childhood Exposures to Lead: Recommendations of CDC's Advisory Committee. (pdf) [MMWR 2007].
Lead Exposure in Children: Prevention, Detection and Management (pdf) - [Committee on Environmental Health, American Academy of Pediatrics 2005].
Recommendations for Blood Lead Screening of Young Children Enrolled in Medicaid exit to CDC website [MMWR 2000].
Deaths Associated with Hypocalcemia from Chelation Therapy - exit to CDC website [MMWR 2006].
Death of a Child After Ingestion of a Metallic Charm - exit to CDC website [MMWR 2006].
Lead Poisoning from Ingestion of a Toy Necklace - exit to CDC website [MMWR 2004].
Lead Poisoning Has Not Gone Away - [CD Summary issue, 2000].
Screening Children for Lead Poisoning (pdf) - [CD Summary issue, July 2004].
Ceramic and Pottery Cookware: A Potential Source of Pb - [CD Summary issue, 1998].
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