Biomarker für Rauchen – Welche Cut-off-Werte sind anwendbar?

  title={Biomarker f{\"u}r Rauchen – Welche Cut-off-Werte sind anwendbar?},
  author={Damian Gruber and Mac{\'e} M. Schuurmans},
Zusammenfassung. Die Überprüfung des Raucherstatus mittels Biomarkern ist wichtig für Behandlungsentscheidungen von Patienten mit rauchbedingten Erkrankungen. Cotinin ist derzeit der beste Biomarker zur Dokumentation des Nikotinkonsums. Eine kostengünstige Alternative zur Bestimmung des Raucherstatus ist die Messung von Carboxyhämoglobin (CO-Hb) in der Ausatmungsluft. Der Hauptnachteil von CO-Hb ist die kurze Halbwertszeit. Der entsprechende Grenzwert für den aktiven Nikotinkonsum in der… 
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