Lead exposure among nursery children in Chorzów.

  title={Lead exposure among nursery children in Chorz{\'o}w.},
  author={J Kasznia-Kocot and M Jarkowski and J Grabecki and Z Panasiuk},
  journal={Folia medica Cracoviensia},
  volume={34 1-4},
The main goal of this study was to determine the level of exposure to lead of selected representatives of the child population attending nursery school, aged 2 to 4 years, residing in three districts of Chorzów with different traffic intensities. The numbers of tested samples of children were 41, 43, 40. The tests were made in summer. Lead (Pb-B), zinc protoporphyrin level (ZPP), hemoglobin (Hb), erythrocyte count in blood (E), and delta-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) and creatinine concentration in… CONTINUE READING