Serum fluoride levels in a group of Egyptian infants and children from Cairo city.

@article{Hossny2003SerumFL,
  title={Serum fluoride levels in a group of Egyptian infants and children from Cairo city.},
  author={Elham M. Hossny and Shereen M. Reda and Sayed A M Marzouk and Diaa Diab and Hassan Fahmy},
  journal={Archives of environmental health},
  year={2003},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={306-15}
}
In this study, the authors investigated fluoride levels in the serum of infants and children (n = 296) and in the breast milk from nursing mothers (n = 60) in Cairo city. Their goal was to evaluate the necessity and safety of implementing a fluoride supplementation program. The authors used an ion-selective electrode to assay fluoride by direct potentiometry. Also, 2- to 12-yr-old participants underwent clinical dental examinations to detect caries and/or fluorosis. The serum fluoride levels of… CONTINUE READING