Placental and stillbirth tissue lead concentrations in occupationally exposed women

A K Khera, D G Wibberley, J G Dathan
1980 Occupational and Environmental Medicine  
The lead values in maternal and infant blood, in placental tissue, and in stillbirth liver, kidney, and rib-and skull-bones have been determined in samples from the Stoke-on-Trent area. The lead values in antenatal blood and placenta increase with occupational exposure; liver and kidney stillbirth lead values are lower than those of much older children and rib-bone lead values from stillbirths were on average three times as high as those from a control group comprised of cot deaths and early
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doi:10.1136/oem.37.4.394 fatcat:it3msnfudrdkndrueezsz5ja7a