Tag: blood lead level

Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
Image: PD 1. Among children exposed to lead early in life, serum lead levels at 24 months of age were significantly associated with decreased cognitive performance on measures of intelligence and educational achievement at 10 years old. 2. Each 0.48 μmol/L (10 μg/dL) increase in serum lead at 24 months of...
Image: PD 1. Childhood lead exposure, even below the CDC’s 10 mg/dL “level of concern,” is associated with lower reading readiness at the beginning of kindergarten; this association remained after adjustment for demographic factors, language, and socioeconomic status. 2. 67% of children studied had at least 1 blood lead level (BLL)...