[Biomarkers of Smoking - Which Cut-Off Values Should be Used?]

@article{Gruber2018BiomarkersOS,
  title={[Biomarkers of Smoking - Which Cut-Off Values Should be Used?]},
  author={D. Gruber and M. Schuurmans},
  journal={Praxis},
  year={2018},
  volume={107 14},
  pages={
          758-762
        }
}
  • D. Gruber, M. Schuurmans
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Praxis
  • Biomarkers of Smoking - Which Cut-Off Values Should be Used? Abstract. Verification of smoking status by means of biomarkers is important for treatment decisions of patients with smoking-related diseases. Cotinine is currently the best biomarker to document nicotine consumption. A low cost alternative method to determine smoking status is by measurement of carboxyhemoglobin (CO-Hb) in the exhaled breath. The main disadvantage of CO-Hb is the short half-life. The appropriate cut-off value for… CONTINUE READING
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