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Lead Poisoning References for Providers

Family Lead Poisoning Associated with Occupational Exposure (PDF)

Surveillance for Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Children - United States, 1997-2001 MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) 2003 (Vol.52, No.SS-10)

Markowitz, Morri. Lead Poisoning. Pediatrics in Review. 21 (10),327-335. Oct 2000.

Markowitz, Morri. Lead Poisoning: A Disease for the Next Millennium. Current Problems in Pediatrics. March 2000, 62-70.

AAP Committee on Environmental Health. Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels. Pediatrics. 101 (6) June 1998, 1072-1079.

AAP Committee on Drugs. Treatment Guidelines for Lead Exposure in Children (PDF). Pediatrics. 96 (1) July 1995, 155-160.

Children's Health Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Medicaid and Hispanic Children (GAO/HEHS-98-169R, June 2, 1998).

Medicaid: Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children (GAO/HEHS-98-78, Feb. 20, 1998).

Canfield, R.L, Henderson, C.R., Cory-Schlecta, D.A., Cox, C., Jusko, T.A., Lanphear, B.P. Intellectual Impairment in Children with Blood Lead Concentrations below 10 mcg per Deciliter. NEJM 2003; 348 (16): 1517-1526.

Rogan, Walter J. and James H. Ware. Exposure to Lead in Children - How Low is Low Enough? N Engl J Med 2003; 348 (16): 1515-1516.

Brown, M. J. and P. J. Meehan. Health Effects of Blood Lead Levels Lower than 10 mcg,dL in Children. Am J Public Health, 2004; 94 (1):8-9.

Needleman, H. L. and P. J. Landrigan. What Level of Lead in Blood is Toxic for a Child? Am J Public Health, 2004; 94(1): 8-8.

Bernard, S.M. and M. A. McGeehan. Prevalence of Blood Lead Levels =>5mcg/dL among US Children 1 to 5 Years fo Age and Socioeconomic and Demographic Factors associated with Blood Lead Levels 5 to 10 mcg/dL. Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. Pediatrics, 2003; 112(6):1308-1313.