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Demographic data and treatment of small companion animals with lead poisoning: 347 cases (1977-1986).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1909308     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three hundred forty-seven cases of lead poisoning in small animals, diagnosed after 1976, were reviewed. The types of treatments used and their outcomes were analyzed. Changes in blood lead concentrations following various treatments, as well as the sources of lead exposure, were also reviewed. The geographic origins of the cases were traced, and demographic factors were studied to determine possible correlates that might explain the regional distribution of cases.
R V Morgan; L K Pearce; F M Moore; T Rossi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association     Volume:  199     ISSN:  0003-1488     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-10     Completed Date:  1991-10-10     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503067     Medline TA:  J Am Vet Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-102     Citation Subset:  IM    
Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, Boston, MA 02130.
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MeSH Terms
Animals, Domestic*
Bird Diseases / etiology,  therapy
Cat Diseases / etiology,  therapy
Chelation Therapy
Dog Diseases / etiology,  therapy
Edetic Acid / therapeutic use
Foreign Bodies / complications,  surgery,  veterinary
Lead / blood
Lead Poisoning / etiology,  therapy,  veterinary*
New England
Paint / adverse effects
Penicillamine / therapeutic use
Retrospective Studies
Reg. No./Substance:
52-67-5/Penicillamine; 60-00-4/Edetic Acid; 7439-92-1/Lead

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