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Carolina de Souza Guerra, Gustavo Alonso Muñoz Magna, Sandro Lemos Machado, Eduardo Mello De Capitani, Junia Ramos, Iza Teixeira Alves Peixoto, Aníbal Araujo Alves Peixoto, Maria Lucia Vieira Moreno, Juan Carlos Rossi Alva, Flávio Venâncio Nakadi, Márcia Andreia Mesquita Silva da Veiga, Fernando Barbosa, Raquel Fernanda Gerlach, Miriam de Fátima Carvalho
UNLABELLED: Whole Blood Lead Level (BLL) is the main marker used to verify lead contamination. The present study explores how BLL is associated with lead concentrations in serum, saliva and house dust. Samples were collected twice from Santo Amaro, BA, Brazil, a region that was contaminated by a lead smelter in the past; a time interval of 12 months was allowed between the two collections. It is noteworthy that the following measures have recently been taken to diminish exposure of the population to lead: streets have been paved with asphalt, and educational campaigns have been launched to reduce exposure to contaminated dust...
October 2015: Environmental Research
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