Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels (Exit
The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) delivered a policy statement
in 2005 that reiterates the 1995
AAP Medicaid blood lead testing mandate (Exit DHS, PDF, 131 KB) because most children with
lead poisoning are Medicaid recipients and most have not been tested.
Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Young Children (Exit
DHS) Recommendations from the
Center for Disease Control Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning
Prevention Program. It provides basic standards and principles of medical case
Surveillance and Screening of Infants and Young Children (Exit
DHS; PDF, 132 KB) Provides
recommendations for screening infants and young children and
intervening with families to identify developmental delays and
disabilities in the primary care setting to assure access to early
Protocol for Lead Poisoning (PDF, 22 KB) Clinical management protocol developed by Dr. Margaret Layde,
Medical College of Wisconsin. Includes medical, public health and
environmental interventions for elevated blood lead levels.
Guidelines for Lead Exposure in Children (Exit
PDF, 1 MB) This statement reviews the pharmacology of
available chelating agents used for the treatment of severe lead
Public Health Departments Local Public Health
Departments perform follow-up to children with elevated blood lead
levels. The link provides contact information for local public
health department personnel.
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