Gender specific differences in neurodevelopmental effects of prenatal exposure to very low-lead levels: the prospective cohort study in three-year olds.

@article{Jedrychowski2009GenderSD,
  title={Gender specific differences in neurodevelopmental effects of prenatal exposure to very low-lead levels: the prospective cohort study in three-year olds.},
  author={Wiesław A. Jedrychowski and Frederica Perera and Jeffery Jankowski and Dorota Mrożek-Budzyn and Elżbieta Mr{\'o}z and Elżbieta Flak and Susan Edwards and Anita Skarupa and Ilona Lisowska-Miszczyk},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={2009},
  volume={85 8},
  pages={503-10}
}
UNLABELLED The primary purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between very low-level of prenatal lead exposure measured in the cord blood (<5 microg/dL) and possible gender-specific cognitive deficits in the course of the first three years of life. The accumulated lead dose in infants over the pregnancy period was measured by the cord blood lead level (BLL) and cognitive deficits were assessed by the Bayley Mental Development Index (MDI). The study sample consisted of 457 children… CONTINUE READING

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