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Cadmium in Jamaican Bush Teas

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.322
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26–8
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Total and hot water extractable cadmium were measured in Jamaican bush teas to determine potential dietary exposure. The level of exposure from this source was not found to be significant.
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06 Jun, 2014
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24 Jun, 2014
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e-Published: 08 Apr, 2014

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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