Frequently Asked Questions: Lead and Health Care Providers
What are the new Maryland recommendations for testing of children for lead exposure?
What blood lead level should trigger a response by a health care provider?
What are the recommendations for the clinical management of children with blood lead levels (BLL) of 5 - 9 micrograms/deciliter?
Should providers review their medical records to identify children who previously had blood lead levels between 5 - 9 mcg/dL?
When should providers make a referral to the local health department for case management services for children with blood lead levels of 5 - 9 mcg/dL?
What are the recommendations for medical case closure?