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Irresistible Corruption: A Paelopathalogical Examination of Lead Poisoning and Its Shaping of the Mortality and Morbidity Profile of an Urban Industrial Period Quaker Population in North-East England (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Thomas M Ostrander. Charlotte Robberts. Janet Montgomery. Chris Ottley.

This study examined the prevalence, degree and effect of lead poisoning amongst people fromNewcastle-upon-Tyne(1711-1857). Tooth enamel samples of fifty individuals were analyzed using ICP-MS. Possible osteological expressions of lead exposure were recorded: reduced stature, dental caries, Harris lines, anemia, vitamin D deficiency and vitamin C deficiency. 96% of people had clinically defined lead poisoning as non-adults. Statistically significant relationships were found between severe lead...