A new filter paper method to measure capillary blood lead level in children.

@article{Srivuthana1996ANF,
  title={A new filter paper method to measure capillary blood lead level in children.},
  author={Keyrati Srivuthana and Hugh Y. Yee and Kanta J. Bhambhani and Rhonda M. Elton and Pippa M Simpson and Ralph Kauffman},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={150 5},
  pages={
          498-502
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and evaluate a new filter paper method to determine capillary blood lead levels accurately in children. DESIGN Paired comparison of lead levels determined in capillary whole blood dried on filter paper with lead levels in venous whole blood samples determined by a reference method. SETTING Children's Hospital of Michigan clinics, Detroit. PATIENTS One hundred children aged 9 months to 6 years. INTERVENTIONS Lead concentrations determined in capillary whole blood… CONTINUE READING
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