Forum Diagnosticum No.04/2012
Lead Exposure Effect and Biomarker
Lead is one of the heavy metals that is toxic to various organ systems and able to enter the body through environmental pollution, occupational exposure or through contaminated food or drink. Various biomarkers have been developed and can be used to evaluate and assess the risks that might arise from the lead entering the body.
Author: Mulyana (Prodia Occupational Health Institute)