Evaluation of the methods used for carboxyhemoglobin analysis in postmortem blood.

@article{Boumba2005EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the methods used for carboxyhemoglobin analysis in postmortem blood.},
  author={Vassiliki A. Boumba and Theodore G Vougiouklakis},
  journal={International journal of toxicology},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={275-81}
}
Numerous methods have been described in the literature for the determination of carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) in whole blood. The most popular and widely used have been (1) the spectrophotometric methods, which could be performed either by using a conventional spectrophotometer or by using specialized automated instruments known as CO-oximeters; (2) the gas chromatographic methods, with variable detection systems, which have been considered as the reference methods for every carbon monoxide analysis… CONTINUE READING