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Title Measuring lead exposure in infants, children, and other sensitive populations / Committee on Measuring Lead in Critical Populations, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 337 pages) : illustrations
Contents (cont) Techniques to measure lead exposure and early toxic effects
Perspective on issues -- Historical background -- Scope and organization of the committee report -- Adverse health effects of exposure to lead -- Clinical intoxication in children -- Intoxication in adults -- Reproductive and developmental effects -- Cardiovascular effects -- Mechanisms of toxicity -- Lead exposure of sensitive populations -- Historical overview of amthropogenic lead contamination -- Source-specific lead exposure of sensitive populations -- Biologic markers of lead toxicity -- Biologic markers of exposure -- Biologic markers of effect -- Biologic markers of susceptibility -- Methods for assessing exposure to lead -- Sampling and sample handling -- Measurement of lead in specific tissues -- Mass spectrometry -- Atomic-absorption spectrometry -- Anodic-stripping voltammetry and other electrochemical methods -- Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy -- Calcium-disodium EDTA provocation test -- X-ray fluorescence measurement -- Quality assurance and quality control -- Sources of lead exposure -- Adverse health effects of lead -- Markers of lead exposure and effect
Notes Committee chairman: Bruce A. Fowler
Project was supported by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Trust Fund through cooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, U.S. Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Lead poisoning in children.
Lead -- Toxicology.
Lead Poisoning -- prevention & control.
Lead Poisoning.
Lead -- adverse effects.
Lead -- toxicity.
Form Electronic book
Author Fowler, Bruce A.
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.
National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Life Sciences.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Measuring Lead in Critical Populations.
ISBN 0585077053 (electronic bk.)
9780585077055 (electronic bk.)