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Volume 2014, Article ID 974104, 7 pages
Research Article

Blood Lead Levels and Health Problems of Lead Acid Battery Workers in Bangladesh

1Department of Occupational & Environmental Health, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Dhaka 1216, Bangladesh
2Department of Occupational & Environmental Health, National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
3Environmental Health Unit, World Health Organization, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
4Department of Community Dentistry, Dhaka Dental College, Dhaka 1206, Bangladesh
5Addin Women’s Medical College, Dhaka 1217, Bangladesh

Received 31 August 2013; Accepted 24 December 2013; Published 25 February 2014

Academic Editors: B. V. Babu and Z. A. Stein

Copyright © 2014 Sk. Akhtar Ahmad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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