Nicotine and cotinine in infants dying from sudden infant death syndrome

@article{Bajanowski2007NicotineAC,
  title={Nicotine and cotinine in infants dying from sudden infant death syndrome},
  author={T. Bajanowski and B. Brinkmann and E. Mitchell and M. Vennemann and H. Leukel and K.-P. Larsch and J. Beike and the GeSID Group},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={122},
  pages={23-28}
}
  • T. Bajanowski, B. Brinkmann, +5 authors the GeSID Group
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Legal Medicine
  • The aim of this component of the German Study on Sudden Infant Death was to determine (1) nicotine concentrations in hair (NCH), as a marker of long standing exposure to tobacco, (2) cotinine concentrations in pericardial fluid (CCP) and (3) cotinine concentrations in liquor cerebrospinalis (CCL), the latter measures being markers of recent exposure to tobacco in the last few hours of life. The results obtained were compared with data on parental smoking revealed from interviews. In 100 cases… CONTINUE READING
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