Adult blood lead epidemiology and surveillance--United States, 1992-1994.

  • Published 1994 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report


CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance program (ABLES) monitors elevated blood lead levels (BLLs) among adults in the United States (1). Twenty-two states currently report surveillance results to ABLES. Beginning in 1993, ABLES began detecting both new cases and persons with multiple… (More)