[Diagnostic importance of formic acid detection in methyl alcohol poisoning].

@article{Olszowy2003DiagnosticIO,
  title={[Diagnostic importance of formic acid detection in methyl alcohol poisoning].},
  author={Zofia Olszowy and Joanna Nowicka and Stanisława Kabiesz-Neniczka},
  journal={Archiwum medycyny sadowej i kryminologii},
  year={2003},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={
          3-7
        }
}
In the paper the authors have presented a possible use of formic acid detection in biological specimens in the diagnosis of methanol poisonings. Formic acid was determined as a volatile methyl formate ester by the gas chromatographic head-space method. Based on opinions relating to methanol poisonings, formulated in the Forensic Medicine Department, Silesian School of Medicine, Katowice a potential application of the method mentioned above to forensic medicine was shown, especially in cases of… CONTINUE READING

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