Prenatal low-level lead exposure and developmental delay of infants at age 6 months (Krakow inner city study).

@article{Jedrychowski2008PrenatalLL,
  title={Prenatal low-level lead exposure and developmental delay of infants at age 6 months (Krakow inner city study).},
  author={Wiesław A. Jedrychowski and Frederica Perera and Jeffery Jankowski and Virginia Rauh and Elżbieta Flak and Kathleen L. Caldwell and Robert H. Jones and Agnieszka Pac and Ilona Lisowska-Miszczyk},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2008},
  volume={211 3-4},
  pages={345-51}
}
The purpose of the study was to assess the neurocognitive status of 6-month-old infants whose mothers were exposed to low but varying amounts of lead during pregnancy. Lead levels in the cord blood were used to assess environmental exposure and the Fagan Test of Infant Intelligence (FTII) assessed visual recognition memory (VRM). The cohort consisted of 452 infants of mothers who gave birth to babies at 33-42 weeks of gestation between January 2001 and March 2003. The overall mean lead level in… CONTINUE READING

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