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University of Washington

Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jan;117(1):148-54. Epub 2008 Oct 23.

Windblown lead carbonate as the main source of lead in blood of children from a seaside community: an example of local birds as "canaries in the mine".

Gulson B, Korsch M, Matisons M, Douglas C, Gillam L, McLaughlin V

Graduate School of the Environment, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 6719

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional mucocutaneous, inhalation, ingestion exposure yes concurrent
Exposures Lead
Risk factors Age Groups
Outcomes Death
Lead Poisoning
toxicity <1>
Species Birds
Locations location map
Australia Western Australia Esperance (populated place)

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