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Should the CDC's Childhood Lead Poisoning Intervention Level Be Lowered?

Publication Date:

August 1, 2003


Argues that we should not change the current "action level" for lead in children's blood (10 micrograms per deciliter, ug/dL) but says we should improve follow-up testing on children younger than 1 yr. with 5 ug/dL.

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