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Lead exposure from indoor firing ranges among students on shooting teams--Alaska, 2002-2004.

@article{Gerberding2005LeadEF,
  title={Lead exposure from indoor firing ranges among students on shooting teams--Alaska, 2002-2004.},
  author={Julie Louise Gerberding and Dixie E. Snider and T Milan Popovic and Steven L. Solomon},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 23},
  pages={
          577-9
        }
}
CDC recognizes blood lead levels (BLLs) of >/=25 microg/dL in adults and >/=10 microg/dL in children aged </=6 years as levels of concern; no similar level has been set for older children and adolescents. During 2002-2004, the Alaska Environmental Public Health Program (EPHP) conducted lead-exposure assessments of school-based indoor shooting teams in the state, after a BLL of 44 microg/dL was reported in a man aged 62 years who coached a high school shooting team in central Alaska. This report… CONTINUE READING

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