Study: Mercury levels similar in children with, without autism

10/20/2009 | HealthDay News

The blood mercury levels in children with autism or autism spectrum disorders are no different from those found in children without the disorder, a U.S. study showed. "This is an excellent study that has addressed a very important question for many families about the role of mercury [in autism]. It's a very clear study [in] that no differences in mercury were seen," one autism expert said.

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