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USPSTF does not recommend screening for elevated blood lead levels in childhood and pregnancy
eMediNexus,  18 April 2019
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The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) does not recommend screening for elevated blood lead levels in childhood and pregnancy in its latest guidelines published in JAMA. For pregnant women and children 5 years and younger, “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.”
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