Childhood blood lead levels rise and fall with exposure to airborne dust in urban areas

A new nine-year study of more than 367,000 children in Detroit supports the idea that a mysterious seasonal fluctuation in blood lead levels — observed in urban areas throughout the United States and elsewhere in the northern hemisphere — results from resuspended dust contaminated with lead.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/acs…


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