Metahemoglobinemia infantil causada por nitratos
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The intake of water or food with high levels of nitrates produces methemoglobinemia in infants up to 3 months of age. The study reviews factors in the environment and in the host that account for the increased risk in this age group. In order to reduce the prevalence of this problem, health authorities should control nitrate concentrations in drinking water, create adequate water supply systems, implement educational programs aimed at informing parents about preventive measures, and call on physicians to report cases of methemoglobinemiaEste numero incluye el folleto Informacion a los autores e instrucciones para la presentacion de manuscritos
Nitrate-induced methemoglobinemia in children
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Guías para la calidad del agua potable : Control de la calidad del agua potable en sistemas de abastecimiento para pequeñas comunidades Organización Panamericana de la Salud (Washington, D.C, Organización Panamericana de la Salud, 1988)
Priority area: drinking water and sanitation; Subregional project for development of human, technological and information resources in the drinking water and sanitation institutions of Central America and Panama Pan American Health Organization (1985)Document prepared at the workshop held in Guatemala City, 13 to 16 May 1985