Any need to revisit the male reproductive toxicity of lead?

Bonde, J. P.; Apostoli, P.
January 2005
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2005, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p2
Academic Journal
Presents a commentary on the article "Decreased Fecundity Among Male Lead Workers," by C.-Y. Shiau, J.-D. Wang and P.-C. Chen which appeared in the November 2004 issue of "Occupational and Environmental Medicine" journal. Toxicity of lead; Effect of lead on male fertility ; Exposure response relation between blood lead level and time taken to conceive among male battery workers in Taiwan.


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