The authors conclude that the high levels of environmental contamination, high BBLs, and the incidence of convulsions among children before death (82%) suggest that most of the recent childhood deaths in the two surveyed villages were caused by acute lead poisoning from gold ore-processing activities.
What does ALP stand for?
ALP stands for Acute Lead Poisoning (gunshot wound, EMS slang)
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Investigations by the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit revealed that the cause is acute lead poisoning from the processing of lead-rich ore for gold extraction, taking place inside houses and compounds.
Coyote hunting intensifies with the end of the large game hunting seasons and coyote carcasses left in the field and contaminated with lead bullet fragments become readily available food sources, exposing scavenging bald and golden eagles to high risk of acute lead poisoning.
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Acute lead poisoning usually follows when a bird swallows a very large number of lead shot.
Unfortunately, he adds, it also precipitates many hospital visits for acute lead poisoning.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) warns that "everyday low-level exposure to (lead) render (the public) vulnerable to chronic lead poisoning, even while it spares them the full horrors of acute lead poisoning.
CONCLUSION: The high levels of environmental contamination, percentage of children < 5 years of age with elevated BLLs (97%, > 45 pg/dL), and incidence of convulsions among children before death (82%) suggest that most of the recent childhood deaths in the two surveyed villages were caused by acute lead poisoning from gold ore processing activities.