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childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing a villagelevel investigation zamfara state nigeria october november

childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing a villagelevel investigation zamfara state nigeria october november

Lo Y-C, Dooyema CA, Neri A, Durant J, Jefferies T, Medino-Marino A, et al.Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing:a village-level investigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010. Environ Health Perspect. 2012; 120:1450–1455. [PMC free article] Morman SA, Plumlee GS, Smith DB

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childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore
childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore

Our data support the hypothesis that processing lead-rich gold ore resulted in lead-contaminated villages and homes, lead poisoning amongyoung children, and possiblyconvulsionsand death from severe lead poisoning. Urgent interventions are required to reduce lead exposure, morbidity, and …

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childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore
childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore

During May-June 2010, achildhood lead poisoningoutbreak related togold ore processingwas confirmed in two villages inZamfara State,Nigeria. During June-September of that year, villages with suspected or confirmedchildhood lead poisoningcontinued to be identified inZamfara State.|We investigated the extent ofchildhood lead poisoning[≥ 1 child with a bloodleadlevel (BLL) ≥ 10

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BackgroundInMarch 2010, Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders detected an outbreak of acute lead poisoning in Zamfara State, northwestern Nigeria, linked to low-technology gold ore processing. The outbreak killed more than 400 children

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Apr 01, 2012· Conclusion: The high levels ofenvironmental contamination, percentage of children < 5 years of age with elevated BLLs (97%, > 45 µg/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 byacutelead poisoning from gold ore–processing activities

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Lo Y-C, Dooyema CA, Neri A, Durant J, Jefferies T, Medina-Marino A, et al.Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing:a village-levelinvestigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010 external icon. Environ Health Perspect. 2012; 120:1450-1455. CDC

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In October–November 2010, CDC and TG field teams assessed 74 additional Zamfara villages (Lo et al. 2012; von Lindern et al. 2011), finding evidence of ore processing and/orlead contamination in more than half the villages and identifying 1,500–2,000 additional children < 5 years old as lead poisoned and in need of treatment

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Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Gold Ore Processing:a Village-Level Investigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010 Published Date: Jul 03 2012

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outbreakof acute childhood lead poisoning in zamfara

Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Gold Ore Processing:a Village-Level Investigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010 Yi-Chun Lo, 1 Carrie A. Dooyema, 1 Antonio Neri, 2

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Lo Y-C, Dooyema CA, Neri A, Durant J, Jefferies T, Medina-Marino A, et al.Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing:a village-level investigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010 external icon. Environ Health Perspect. 2012; 120:1450-1455. CDC

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prevalence and determinants ofchildhood lead poisoningin

Mar 01, 2014·Lead poisoningis a great public health concern in the NigerianstateofZamfaradue to widespreadgold oremining by artisan miners using rudimentary and unsafeprocessingtechniques.Childrenaged ≤6 years are especially vulnerable tolead poisoning, which accounts for 0.6% of the global burden of disease

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outbreak of fatalchildhood lead poisoningrelated to

Apr 01, 2012· Lo Y, Dooyema C, Neri A, Durant J, Jefferies T, Medina-Marino A, de Ravello L, Thoroughman D, Davis L, Dankoli R, Samson M, Ibrahim L, Okechukwu O, Umar-Tsafe N, Dama A and Brown M (2012)Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Gold Ore Processing:a Village-Level Investigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010, Environmental

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prevalence and determinants ofchildhood lead poisoningin
prevalence and determinants ofchildhood lead poisoningin

Anemia and socioeconomic factors are also important risk factors oflead poisoning.4 Over 200childrenfromNigeria'sZamfara statehave reportedly died fromleadintoxication since March 2010 and an estimated 18,000childrenand adults have been affected by widespreadleadcontamination resulting from the informal extraction ofgoldfromlead

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leadtoxicoses in free range chickens in artisanalgold

Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing:a village-level investigation-Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010. Environ Health …

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leadtoxicoses in free range chickens in artisanalgold

May 26, 2020·Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing:a village-level investigation-Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010. Environ Health Perspect [Internet] 2012 Oct; 120 (10):1450–5. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1104793

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Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing:a village-level investigation–Zamfara State,Nigeria,October-November2010 Environmental Health Perspectives 2012

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human health hazard of elemental concentrations in soils
human health hazard of elemental concentrations in soils

Jun 27, 2020· Local artisanalgoldmining inNigeriahas been a great environmental concern as a result of mining activities which mayleadto the eruption of toxic elements and thus, affecting human health and their environment. In this work, the elemental (232Th, 226Ra, 40K and Cd, Zn, Pb, Cu, Cr) concentrations in the soil samples of EpeGoldmine site are examined utilizing high-purity germanium

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prevalence and risk factors of elevated bloodleadin
prevalence and risk factors of elevated bloodleadin

A 2010 outbreak of acutelead poisoningin ruralZamfara State, northwesternNigeriaresulted in severe neurological morbidity and mortality in several hundredchildren, a result oflead-contaminatedgold oreprocessed with low technology methods.1Gold ore processingbecame common inZamfaraaftergoldprices rose during the 2008–2012 global economic recession.2 Lack of emission controls

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