377 the Measurement of Free Erythrocyte Porphyrin (fep) as an Index of the Body Lead Burden


The measurement of FEP is now widely used as a means of screening for lead poisoning. Very little data is available to demonstrate its utility as an index of the body lead burden. To assess this relationship 156 patients were studied with FEP, blood lead, hemoglobin, serum iron, and an 8-hour EDTA mobilization test. There was a significant correlation… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197804001-00382


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