The association of lead-contaminated house dust and blood lead levels of children living on a former landfill in Puerto Rico.

@article{SnchezNazario2003TheAO,
  title={The association of lead-contaminated house dust and blood lead levels of children living on a former landfill in Puerto Rico.},
  author={Elia Enid S{\'a}nchez-Nazario and Imar Mansilla-Rivera and Jean-Claude Derieux-Cort{\'e}s and Cynthia Marie P{\'e}rez and Carlos J. Rodr{\'i}guez-Sierra},
  journal={Puerto Rico health sciences journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={153-9}
}
Exposure to lead in children living on a former landfill in Vega Baja-Puerto Rico, a United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) designated Superfund Site, is a major health concern. Direct contact with lead-contaminated soil is considered a major exposure source. However, there is a lack of information regarding the contribution of lead-contaminated house dust to children's blood lead concentrations. This study evaluated the relationship between lead contaminated-house dust and… CONTINUE READING
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