Binational study of pediatric blood lead levels along the United States/Mexico border.

@article{Cowan2006BinationalSO,
  title={Binational study of pediatric blood lead levels along the United States/Mexico border.},
  author={Lisa Cowan and Emilio Esteban and Rebecca McElroy-Hart and Stephanie M Kieszak and Pamela A. Meyer and Cecilia Ballesteros Rosales and Martha Applegate and Gerardo Mada V{\'e}lez and Javier Arias-Ortiz and Carol Rubin},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2006},
  volume={209 3},
  pages={235-40}
}
To evaluate lead exposure among children living in border communities, the states of Arizona and New Mexico in the United States (US), and the states of Sonora and Chihuahua in Mexico collaboratively requested that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide technical assistance to document pediatric blood lead levels (BLLs) in children living along this part of the US/Mexico border. Two studies were conducted to evaluate BLLs of children aged 1-6 years. In 1998, 1210 children… CONTINUE READING

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