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Table 6 Predicted lead exposure (mg/kg bw) of dogs fed meat with the lead residues from one bullet

From: Lead intoxication in dogs: risk assessment of feeding dogs trimmings of lead-shot game

  General scenario Worst scenario Best scenario
Mean 99 284 54
St. Deviation 31 98 11
Minimum 8 43 25
Maximum 512 749 101
Median 95 275 53
95 percentile 140 460 74
99 percentile 194 549 83
  1. Results are shown as lead acetate equivalents per body weight (mg/kg bw). The General scenario is based on a mixture of bullet types, the Worst scenario on the bullet type with highest lead loss and the Best scenario on the bullet type with lowest lead loss, according to Stokke et al. [37]