Take-home lead poisoning in a child from his father's occupational exposure



With the publication of revised CDC guidelines in 1991, concern about childhood lead poisoning has increased. Exposure to lead-based paint and paint dust is currently considered the major source of lead poisoning in the United States. We describe a child who had elevated BLL related to lead-contaminated clothing that the father brought home from his workplace. © 1996 Wiley-Liss, Inc.