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Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women, Screening, 2019

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Recommendations: Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women

  • Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women: Screening -- Children 5 years and younger
    Grade: I
    Specific Recommendations:

    The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for elevated blood lead levels in asymptomatic children.

    Frequency of Service:

    No Frequency of Service information currently available.

    Risk Factor Information:

    No Risk Factor Information currently available.

  • Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women: Screening -- Pregnant persons
    Grade: I
    Specific Recommendations:

    The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for elevated blood lead levels in asymptomatic pregnant persons.

    Frequency of Service:

    No Frequency of Service information currently available.

    Risk Factor Information:

    No Risk Factor Information currently available.

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