Teeth and blood lead levels in Egyptian schoolchildren: relationship to health effects.

@article{Omar2001TeethAB,
  title={Teeth and blood lead levels in Egyptian schoolchildren: relationship to health effects.},
  author={Magdi Omar and M Ibrahim and Hala M Assem and Yuosry Moustafa and Fiona M Battah},
  journal={Journal of applied toxicology : JAT},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={349-52}
}
The objective of this work was to study teeth and blood lead levels in Egyptian schoolchildren and to relate lead levels to sociodemographic and environmental factors, the degree of urbanization and suspected manifestations of possible lead exposure. The study was conducted on 60 children aged 6-12 years: 30 children living in an urban area at Alexandria City and 30 children living in a rural area at Kafr El-Sheikh Province. Both groups are matched for age and gender. Every child was subjected… CONTINUE READING

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