oa South African Medical Journal - Lead toxicity : some observations and speculations
|Article Title||Lead toxicity : some observations and speculations|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Rooiberg Minerals Development Company Limited, Warmbaths, Transvaal|
|Publication Date||Nov 1949|
|Pages||955 - 956|
|Keyword(s)||Lead, Lead poisoning and Plumbism|
An investigation of a group of exposed and infected lead workers is descriptionbed. It is suggested that by use of a routine urine test it is possible to diagnose a condition of 'pre-plumbism in the exposed. worker. It is suggested that there is a possible relationship between fat or fat-associated substances and the clinical signs of lead intoxication.
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