oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Plumbism in Rhodesia

Volume 21, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



This survey shows that although lead poisoning is an entirely preventable disease, it is occurring in Rhodesia. Implementation of the advocated control measures will rectify the situation. In particular it is urged that all workers handling lead should have regular blood lead estimations as this enables abnormal lead absorption to be detected in its early stages.

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