The committee and CDC concurred that we're trying to change the way we're thinking about this, that a child does not have to have a qualified blood lead level (to be at risk).
What does BLL stand for?
BLL stands for Blood Lead Level
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- Below Lower Limit
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- Biology Learning Laboratories (Stony Brook University; New York)
- Bottom Lower Layer (concrete reinforcement)
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- Bund für Lebensmittelrecht und Lebensmittelkunde (German: Federation of Food Law and Food Science)
- Buraku Liberation League (Japan)
- Business Logic Layer
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The issue of whether blood lead levels are increasing or decreasing in New Orleans children--which was not within the scope of our study (Rabito et al.
In her article, she states that "[OSHA regulations] call for medical removal from exposure at [a blood lead level of] [greater than or equal to] 60 [micro]g/dL.
Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set a blood lead level of 10 mcg/dL or higher as the threshold for concern in children in 1991 and reaffirmed it in 2005, many experts agree that levels below that also are dangerous.
No threshold was found where the blood lead level was not significantly related to blood pressure across a range of 7 to 34 [micro]g/dl of blood lead.
Blood lead levels generally considered "safe" actually may be associated with an increased risk of death from many causes, including cardiovascular disease and stroke, according to a report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.