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Measure: Concentrations of Trace Metals   #240500

Definition:

Collect and analyze a blood sample to determine the concentrations of several trace metals. These metals may include cadmium, lead, manganese, selenium, and mercury.

Purpose:

This measure is to determine the levels of trace metals in the subject’s blood. High concentrations of metals in the blood may cause neurodevelopmental problems, particularly in young children or a developing fetus.

Protocols:

Keywords:

Cadmium, lead, manganese, selenium, mercury, venipuncture, National Children’s Study, NCS, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, NHANES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

Measure Release Date: January 31, 2017

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