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LeadConfirm Professional Now Available at Overstock.com--The First Oral Based Lead Test Makes Getting the Lead Out Easier
Date:7/6/2009

Aimed for the professional market, LeadConfirm Professional is less invasive than blood tests at detecting lead levels in the body

San Diego, CA (Vocus) July 6, 2009 -- Until now, determining a person’s lead exposure has been an invasive procedure involving painful blood tests.

However, that has changed thanks to LeadConfirm Professional, a new saliva-based lead test that screens for lead exposure in the body using oral fluids.

Developed by Confirm BioSciences, a San Diego-based biotech company, this test does not require any needle sticks or blood from the body. Just a few simple swabs of the inside cheek is all that is needed to determine how much lead a person has been exposed to.

LeadConfirm Professional comes at just the right time. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more than 1 million workers in more than 100 different occupations are exposed to lead every day, making lead overexposure one of the most common overexposures found in industry, and one of the leading causes of workplace illness.

Even worse: OSHA also notes that lead is also a major potential public health risk; one that may be present in hazardous concentrations in food, water, and air and sources include paint, urban dust, and folk remedies.

Lead poisoning is the leading environmentally induced illness in children and nearly 1 million children five years and younger have lead levels equal or greater to the levels experts consider “dangerous.”

The effects of lead poison on children include speech delay, hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder, behavioral d
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