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Blood Lead Levels in Mother-Infant Pairs

  • Kulandaipalayam Natarajan Sindhu
  • Joseph Dian Bondu
  • Santhosh Kumar Ganesan
  • Chanduni Syed
  • Gagandeep Kang
  • Venkata Raghava Mohan
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Notes

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the mothers and their infants for their valuable contribution to the study. We would like to particularly thank Mr. Annai Gunasekaran for contacting and following-up the mothers.

Compliance with Ethical Statements

Conflict of Interest

None.

Informed Consent

The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board and Ethics Committee of Christian Medical College, Vellore. Written informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kulandaipalayam Natarajan Sindhu
    • 1
  • Joseph Dian Bondu
    • 2
  • Santhosh Kumar Ganesan
    • 1
  • Chanduni Syed
    • 1
  • Gagandeep Kang
    • 1
  • Venkata Raghava Mohan
    • 3
  1. 1.Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Division of Gastrointestinal SciencesChristian Medical CollegeVelloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Clinical BiochemistryChristian Medical CollegeVelloreIndia
  3. 3.Department of Community HealthChristian Medical CollegeVelloreIndia

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