Elevated body lead burden from drinking water in end-stage chronic renal failure.


Delta aminolaevulinic acid dehydratase (ALA-D) who assayed in 66 patients with end-stage renal failure who live in a region where there is a high risk of lead poisoning from drinking water (Vosges mountains). Sixty patients received dialysis and six underwent renal transplantation. Results were compared to those obtained in 366 control subjects with normal… (More)


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