Concentrations of lead in maternal blood, cord blood, and breast milk.

  title={Concentrations of lead in maternal blood, cord blood, and breast milk.},
  author={Choon Nam Ong and Wai On Phoon and Hai Yang Law and Christopher Tye and Hyun Ho Lim},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={60 8},
Lead concentrations in maternal blood, umbilical cord blood, and breast milk from 114 women who were not occupationally exposed to lead were determined by graphite atomic absorption spectrophotometry. The mean concentrations of lead in maternal blood, umbilical cord blood and breast milk were 0.7, 0.55, and 0.23 mumol/l, respectively. A significant correlation was observed between maternal and umbilical cord blood (r = 0.63). A lower correlation was noted between maternal blood and breast milk… CONTINUE READING


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