Lead exposure and its impact on immune system: a review.

@article{Mishra2009LeadEA,
  title={Lead exposure and its impact on immune system: a review.},
  author={K. L. P. Mishra},
  journal={Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={969-72}
}
Metal toxicants which affect the immune system may contribute to an increased incidence of autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases and cancer. In the recent past, there has been a growing concern among health and environmental scientists on the impact of environmental exposure to heavy metal lead on human health. In some instances the immune system appears to be exquisitely sensitive to the toxic heavy metal lead as compared to other toxicological parameters. Susceptibility to autoimmunity is… CONTINUE READING
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