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Parents In Wisconsin Can Now Test Their Children For Lead Exposure Using Saliva
Date:6/15/2009

ad among children in Wisconsin. This is what prompted the company to make LeadConfirm Professional open to a broader distribution base.

Zeynep Ilgaz, president and CEO of Confirm BioSciences, said: “There is a tremendous need for this product, as lead poisoning is a major issue in our society.”

“This test will be available to the professional market and through doctors’ offices for individuals who would like to have their levels checked,” Ms. Ilgaz added. Ms. Ilgaz is a mother of two.

Statistics from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration back up this need for more accessible lead testing products such as LeadConfirm Professional. In the United States alone, there are more than a million workers in at least 100 different jobs who are exposed to lead on a daily basis. These include people employed in manufacturing plants making ceramic tiles and batteries. Lead exposure also affects people working as mechanics, painters, welders and other related jobs.

People in manufacturing and related service jobs are not the only ones who are likely candidates for high levels of lead exposure. It is possible for children staying at home to have industrial levels of lead in the body. Children can be exposed to lead from urban dust, from food and from breathing lead particles in the air.

Researchers have long suspected that blood lead levels—and the incidence of lead poisoning—follow seasonal trends, but these suspicions had never been confirmed for Wisconsin preschoolers
The study, published in the latest issue of the Wisconsin Medical Journal (Vol. 108, No. 3), analyzed blood lead test results from nearly 677,000 Wisconsin children under age 6 from 1996 to 2008. The researchers found that average blood lead levels were lowest in March and hi
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