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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aksiniya Stevasarova, M.D.

Overview

Effective measure for the secondary prevention of lead poisoning is screening all children in the US with venous blood lead levels. [1] [2]

Secondary Prevention

Effective measure for the secondary prevention of lead poisoning is screening all children in the US with venous blood lead levels.

References

  1. Meyer PA, McGeehin MA, Falk H (2003). "A global approach to childhood lead poisoning prevention". Int J Hyg Environ Health. 206 (4–5): 363–9. doi:10.1078/1438-4639-00232. PMID 12971691.
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2006). "Death of a child after ingestion of a metallic charm--Minnesota, 2006". MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 55 (12): 340–1. PMID 16572103.

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