Correlation of Blood Lead Level in Mothers and Exclusively Breastfed Infants: A Study on Infants Aged Less Than Six Months

Farhat, Ahmadshah and Mohammadzadeh, Ashraf and Balali-Mood, Mahdi and Aghajanpoor-Pasha, Morteza and Ravanshad, Yalda (2013) Correlation of Blood Lead Level in Mothers and Exclusively Breastfed Infants: A Study on Infants Aged Less Than Six Months. Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2 (4). pp. 150-152.

[img]
Preview
Text
APJMT_Volume 2_Issue 4_Pages 150-152.pdf

Download (369kB) | Preview

Abstract

Background: It has been shown that there is a partial correlation between blood lead level (BLL) of infants and their mothers. This study was designed to evaluate the BLL of exclusively breast-fed infants less than 6 months of age and their mothers. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study on infants below 6 months of age and their mothers who were referred to Mashhad Imam Reza Hospital, Iran. BLL was determined by atomic absorption spectroscopy method. Demographic features and economic status of the subjects were also collected. Results: Sixty infants and their mothers in total were studied and 76.7 of the infants were boy. Mean (SD) age of children was 24.6 (31.8) days. Economic status of 16.7 of subjects was evaluated to be

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QV pharmacology
Divisions: Journals > Asia Pacific J Toxicology
Depositing User: apjmt apjmt
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2017 17:12
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2017 17:12
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/8171

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item