GC/MS identification of tetramine in samples from human alimentary intoxication and evaluation of artificial carbonic kidneys for the treatment of the victims.

@article{Guan1993GCMSIO,
  title={GC/MS identification of tetramine in samples from human alimentary intoxication and evaluation of artificial carbonic kidneys for the treatment of the victims.},
  author={Fangxia Guan and Yan Liu and Yu-wei Luo and Xiang Hu and Fang-zhou Liu and Q-G. Li and Zhao-hui Kang},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  year={1993},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={199-201}
}
One day in July 1991, 78 people became victims of accidental alimentary intoxication in a factory in Hebei Province, China. Related samples, including rodenticide bait, the artificial carbonic kidneys used for the treatment of the victims, and the victims' blood, were analyzed by GC/MS. Tetramine [80-12-6], a highly toxic rodenticide, was identified as the toxicant. The effectiveness of artificial carbonic kidneys was evaluated. The analytical results revealed that detoxification of the… CONTINUE READING