Adult lead poisoning from an Asian remedy for menstrual cramps--Connecticut, 1997

Jung, BC; Morrissey-Ross, M; Nicaj, L; Lo, D; Materna, B; Fornes, R
January 1999
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/22/1999, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p27
Focuses on the case of adult lead poisoning from Koo Sar pills, an Asian remedy for menstrual cramps. Investigation conducted by the Adult Lead Registry of the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Division of Environmental Epidemiology and Occupational Health; Lead content of the pills; Recommendations.


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