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Routine Laboratory Investigations in Infants and Children Presenting with Fever and Seizures at the University Hospital of the West Indies

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369–72
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Fifty-nine children, aged 6 months to eight years, who presented with fever and seizures were reviewed. There was no laboratory abnormalities significantly associated with a bacterial infection. Routine laboratory investigations in children with seizures and fever were of limited usefulness.

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e-Published: 23 Jul, 2013

Acute Lead Poisoning Associated with Backyard Lead Smelting in Jamaica

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394–8
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Blood lead levels of 107 children in Mona Commons were in the range 2.2−202 µg/dL with a mean of 25.1 µg/dL. Five received chelation therapy but because of lead storage in other organs, the values were still higher than desirable several months later.

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e-Published: 17 Jun, 2013
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