Comparison of direct and indirect alcohol markers with PEth in blood and urine in alcohol dependent inpatients during detoxication


The importance of direct and indirect alcohol markers to evaluate alcohol consumption in clinical and forensic settings is increasingly recognized. While some markers are used to prove abstinence from ethanol, other markers are suitable for detection of alcohol misuse. Phosphatidyl ethanol (PEth) is ranked among the latter. There is only little information… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00414-012-0812-5


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