If the answers to the following questions are "yes" or "don't know," a blood test may be done to determine whether your child has lead poisoning.
Does your child live in or regularly visit a house or building that was built before 1978? This question could apply to a facility such as a home day care center or the home of a baby-sitter or relative.
Does your child have a sibling or playmate who now has or has had lead poisoning?
Does your child live in or regularly visit a house built before 1978 that has recently been (within the last 6 months) or is currently being renovated or remodeled?
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
September 09, 2014
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