Lead intoxication from lead-contaminated water used to reconstitute infant formula.

@article{Shannon1989LeadIF,
  title={Lead intoxication from lead-contaminated water used to reconstitute infant formula.},
  author={Michael Wayne Shannon and John W Graef},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={1989},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={380-2}
}
The lead found in drinking water can be a source of lead poisoning to young children, particularly those who consume large amounts of water. The authors describe a 13-month-old infant who was discovered to have plumbism during routine evaluation. The lead source was ultimately traced to the daily administration of powdered formula which was prepared with home tap water having a first-draw lead content of 130 parts per billion. This case suggests that whenever infants are fed powdered formula… CONTINUE READING

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