Internal standard application to dried blood spots by spraying: investigation of the internal standard distribution.

@article{Zimmer2013InternalSA,
  title={Internal standard application to dried blood spots by spraying: investigation of the internal standard distribution.},
  author={Dieter E. Zimmer and Stephan Hassler and Beatrice Betschart and Stephan Sack and Christoph Fankhauser and Matthias Loppacher},
  journal={Bioanalysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={711-9}
}
BACKGROUND The scientifically and logistically best way of application of the internal standard (IS) in the analysis of dried blood spots (DBS) analysis is still a matter of debate and investigation. Most commonly the IS is added in the solvent used for extraction of the discs punched from DBS. In this case, the recovery of the non-extracted IS is complete while the recovery of the analyte extracted from DBS is different from the IS. RESULTS An alternative way for addition of the IS was… CONTINUE READING