High blood lead levels in ceramic folk art workers in Michoacan, Mexico.

@article{Fernandez1997HighBL,
  title={High blood lead levels in ceramic folk art workers in Michoacan, Mexico.},
  author={Georgianna Fernandez and Ruth R Martinez and Teresa I Fortoul and Eduardo Palazuelos},
  journal={Archives of environmental health},
  year={1997},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={51-5}
}
Ceramic folk art workers are at risk for developing lead intoxication. These workers live in small settlements, which often lack sanitation services, and these individuals work with ceramics in their homes. The study population comprised individuals of all ages from three rural communities in central Michoacan (Tzintzuntzan, Tzintzunzita, and Colonia Lazaro Cardenas). A survey questionnaire, which was provided to each individual, included questions about household characteristics, presence of a… CONTINUE READING

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