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S Chambers

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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