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Intellectual Impairment in School-Age Children Exposed to Manganese from Drinking Water

Abstract Background: Manganese is an essential nutrient, but in excess it can be a potent neurotoxicant. Despite the common occurrence of manganese in groundwater, the risks associated with this source of exposure are largely unknown. Results: The median MnW in children’s home tap water was 34 µ µg/L (range, 1–2,700 µ µg/L). MnH increased with [...]