Lead does not occur naturally in
Blood lead concentration (µg/dl)
Re-screen in 1 year. No additional action necessary unless exposure sources change.
5 - 14
Your child is lead poisoned. Nutritional and educational interventions and more
15 - 19
Nutritional and educational interventions and more frequent screening are required.
20 - 44
Pharmacological treatment of lead poisoning may be required. Your child should
45 - 69
Your child will need both medical and environmental interventions, including chelation therapy.
This is a medical emergency. Medical and environmental management must