Lead exposure and growth in the early preschool child: a follow-up report from the Cincinnati Lead Study.

@article{Shukla1991LeadEA,
  title={Lead exposure and growth in the early preschool child: a follow-up report from the Cincinnati Lead Study.},
  author={Rakesh Shukla and Kim N. Dietrich and Robert L. Bornschein and Omer G Berger and P. Brett Hammond},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={886-92}
}
This report is a follow-up of an earlier study of the effects of low to moderate prenatal and postnatal lead exposure on children's growth in stature. Two hundred thirty-five subjects were assessed every 3 months for lead exposure (blood lead level) and stature (recumbent length) up to 33 months of age. Fetal lead exposure was indexed by maternal blood lead level during pregnancy. The adverse effects of lead on growth during the first year of life were reported previously. This analysis covers… CONTINUE READING

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