Blood lead concentrations in sub-Saharan African children below 6 years: systematic review.

@article{Ngueta2013BloodLC,
  title={Blood lead concentrations in sub-Saharan African children below 6 years: systematic review.},
  author={Gerard Ngueta and Ruth Ndjabou{\'e}},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={1283-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the geometric mean of blood lead levels in children aged below 6 years living in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS Search strategies were developed in MEDLINE, Web of Science and Google scholar system, supplemented by screening of references from included papers and review articles. Studies including children younger than 6 years residing in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) were eligible. The studies were assessed for quality of methods for blood collection, for participants… CONTINUE READING