Association of blood lead level with neurological features in 972 children affected by an acute severe lead poisoning outbreak in zamfara state, northern Nigeria.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/316225
Title:
Association of blood lead level with neurological features in 972 children affected by an acute severe lead poisoning outbreak in zamfara state, northern Nigeria.
Authors:
Greig, Jane; Thurtle, Natalie; Cooney, Lauren; Ariti, Cono; Ahmed, Abdulkadir Ola; Ashagre, Teshome; Ayela, Anthony; Chukwumalu, Kingsley; Criado-Perez, Alison; Gómez-Restrepo, Camilo; Meredith, Caitlin; Neri, Antonio; Stellmach, Darryl; Sani-Gwarzo, Nasir; Nasidi, Abdulsalami; Shanks, Leslie; Dargan, Paul I
Journal:
PloS One
Abstract:
In 2010, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) investigated reports of high mortality in young children in Zamfara State, Nigeria, leading to confirmation of villages with widespread acute severe lead poisoning. In a retrospective analysis, we aimed to determine venous blood lead level (VBLL) thresholds and risk factors for encephalopathy using MSF programmatic data from the first year of the outbreak response.
Issue Date:
16-Apr-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/316225
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pone.0093716
PubMed ID:
24740291
Language:
en
ISSN:
1932-6203
Appears in Collections:
Paediatrics

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dc.contributor.authorGreig, Janeen_GB
dc.contributor.authorThurtle, Natalieen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCooney, Laurenen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAriti, Conoen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAhmed, Abdulkadir Olaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAshagre, Teshomeen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAyela, Anthonyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChukwumalu, Kingsleyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCriado-Perez, Alisonen_GB
dc.contributor.authorGómez-Restrepo, Camiloen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMeredith, Caitlinen_GB
dc.contributor.authorNeri, Antonioen_GB
dc.contributor.authorStellmach, Darrylen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSani-Gwarzo, Nasiren_GB
dc.contributor.authorNasidi, Abdulsalamien_GB
dc.contributor.authorShanks, Leslieen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDargan, Paul Ien_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-29T21:58:53Z-
dc.date.available2014-04-29T21:58:53Z-
dc.date.issued2014-04-16-
dc.identifier.citationAssociation of blood lead level with neurological features in 972 children affected by an acute severe lead poisoning outbreak in zamfara state, northern Nigeria. 2014, 9 (4):e93716 PLoS ONEen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1932-6203-
dc.identifier.pmid24740291-
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pone.0093716-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/316225-
dc.description.abstractIn 2010, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) investigated reports of high mortality in young children in Zamfara State, Nigeria, leading to confirmation of villages with widespread acute severe lead poisoning. In a retrospective analysis, we aimed to determine venous blood lead level (VBLL) thresholds and risk factors for encephalopathy using MSF programmatic data from the first year of the outbreak response.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsPublished by Public Library of Science, [url]http://www.plosone.org/[/url] Archived on this site by Open Access permissionen_GB
dc.titleAssociation of blood lead level with neurological features in 972 children affected by an acute severe lead poisoning outbreak in zamfara state, northern Nigeria.en
dc.identifier.journalPloS Oneen_GB

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