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Lead poisoning with low blood lead levels
  1. P. Torkington,
  2. K. K. Bhalla


    Two cases are reported in which symptomatic lead poisoning coincided with normal haemoglobin concentrations and blood lead levels below 80 μg/100 ml. Urinary coproporphyrins and amino laevulinic acid concentrations were elevated. These latter tests are useful for confirmation of clinical diagnoses and for the screening of industrial lead workers.

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