... much for her to have a 5 level in her blood? Would being exposed possibly 5 months ago still be in the bloodstream? Would it be at a level 5? She is 2yrs old.
If you mean her levels tested were 5 micrograms per deciliter of blood, then her values are in the top 2.5% of 1-5 year olds tested. This value changes periodically as the cut-off value to find the top 2.5% changes with increased information available.
Chelation therapy may be considered if a child's blood lead test amount is >45 micrograms per deciliter.
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