Rapid Drop in Infant Blood Lead Levels during the Transition to Unleaded Gasoline Use in Santiago, Chile

@article{Pino2004RapidDI,
  title={Rapid Drop in Infant Blood Lead Levels during the Transition to Unleaded Gasoline Use in Santiago, Chile},
  author={P. Pino and T. Walter and M. Oyarz{\'u}n and M. J. Burden and B. Lozoff},
  journal={Archives of Environmental Health: An International Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={59},
  pages={182 - 187}
}
  • P. Pino, T. Walter, +2 authors B. Lozoff
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Environmental Health: An International Journal
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