Mississippi State Department of Health

Questions and Answers About Healthy Homes



Is there a need for blood lead testing?

Blood tests are used to find out how much lead is in a child's blood. These tests may show blood lead levels that are:

Screening is prevention, too?

Screening for lead is the best first step toward preventing lasting harm from lead poisoning. Be sure to discuss your child's need for screening with your child's health-care provider.

What are some of the sources of lead?


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