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Lead neurotoxicity in children: basic mechanisms and clinical correlates

Publication Date:

Enero 1, 2003

Abstract:

Describes how lead interferes with a child's developing nervous system and concludes that, "In the U.S.A., the present threshold at which blood lead levels are considered to be unacceptable, 10 mcg/deciLiter, is too high."