Lead concentrates in ovarian follicle compromises pregnancy.

  title={Lead concentrates in ovarian follicle compromises pregnancy.},
  author={Tali Silberstein and Oshra Saphier and Ofra Paz-Tal and James Robert Trimarchi and L Cerezo Gonzalez and David Lawrence Keefe},
  journal={Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology : organ of the Society for Minerals and Trace Elements},
  volume={20 3},
Following absorption, lead can concentrate in bodily compartments where it disrupts cellular processes and can result in detrimental health consequences. The concentration and impact of lead within follicular fluid has not been characterized and we used inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS) to determine lead levels in blood and follicular… CONTINUE READING