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  1. Lead-contaminated soil abatement and urban children's blood lead levels.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To test the hypothesis that a reduction of 1000 ppm or more of lead in soil accessible to children would result in a decrease of at least 0.14 mumol/L (3 mug/dL) in blood lead levels.

    Setting.-Urban neighborhoods with a high incidence of childhood lead poisoning and high soil lead levels.

    Design.-Randomized controlled trial of the effects of lead-contaminated soil abatement on blood lead levels of children followed up for approximately 1 year after the intervention.

    Patients.-A total of 152 children less than 4 years of age with venous blood lead levels of 0.34 to 1.16 mumol/L (7 to 24 mug/dL).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicité, Enfant, Homme, Métal, Plomb, Analyse biochimique, Sang, Sol

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Toxicity, Child, Human, Metal, Lead, Biochemical analysis, Blood, Soils

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0424663

    Code Inist : 002B30A02A. Création : 199406.