Follow-up testing among children with elevated screening blood lead levels.

@article{Kemper2005FollowupTA,
  title={Follow-up testing among children with elevated screening blood lead levels.},
  author={Alex R Kemper and Lisa M. Cohn and Kathryn E. Fant and Kevin John Dombkowski and Sharon R Hudson},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2005},
  volume={293 18},
  pages={
          2232-7
        }
}
CONTEXT Follow-up testing after an abnormal screening blood lead level is a key component of lead poisoning prevention. OBJECTIVES To measure the proportion of children with elevated screening lead levels who have follow-up testing and to determine factors associated with such care. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Retrospective, observational cohort study of 3682 Michigan Medicaid-enrolled children aged 6 years or younger who had a screening blood lead level of at least 10 microg/dL (0.48… CONTINUE READING
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