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Texas Childhood Blood Lead Screening Guidelines



2015 Texas Childhood Blood Lead Screening Guidelines (pdf) - Revised January 28, 2015


Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations, the following criteria was used to determine targeted areas:
    • Areas with ≥27% of housing built before 1950, and
    • Areas with ≥3% of children tested for lead at ages 1 and 2 with a blood lead level ≥5 mcg/dL .

 


Last updated February 06, 2015