Fecal lead excretion in young children as related to sources of lead in their environments.

Fecal lead excretion (PbF) was studied in young children with elevated lead exposure. PbB was generally 40-70 microgram/dl. The children's home environments were classified as to lead-base paint hazard and traffic density. There was a significant correlation between paint hazard classification and PbF but not between traffic density and PbF. There also was… CONTINUE READING