Low-level prenatal lead exposure and infant sensory function.

Published on Dec 1, 2016in Environmental Health4.43
路 DOI :10.1186/s12940-016-0148-6
Monica K. Silver7
Estimated H-index: 7
(UM: University of Michigan),
Xiaoqing Li1
Estimated H-index: 1
(PKU: Peking University)
+ 7 AuthorsBetsy Lozoff45
Estimated H-index: 45
(UM: University of Michigan)
Background Lead is a pervasive neurotoxicant that has been associated with poorer cognitive, behavioral, and motor outcomes in children. The effects of lead on sensory function have not been well characterized. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of prenatal lead exposure on infant sensory function, as measured by auditory brainstem response (ABR) and grating visual acuity (VA).
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