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Lead Poisoning Screening

Programs that conduct door-to-door surveys and take blood samples from young children to identify individuals who have ingested paint or other materials containing lead and have absorbed an undue amount of the substance. Results of the survey activity may lead to continued surveillance, testing, referrals for medical evaluation, and/or housing inspection to identify lead hazards and prevent further occurrences of lead poisoning.

Taxonomy Code: LF-490.450

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