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Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women

April 16, 2019 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for elevated blood lead levels in children and pregnant women. The Task Force’s final recommendation calls for more research on how clinicians can help prevent health problems related to lead exposure. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the April 16, 2019 online issue of JAMA.

Current as of: May 2019

Internet Citation: Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. April 2019.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Announcements/News/Item/final-recommendation-statement-screening-for-elevated-blood-lead-levels-in-children-and-pregnant-women

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