Review of the effect of intravenous lipid emulsion on laboratory analyses.

  title={Review of the effect of intravenous lipid emulsion on laboratory analyses.},
  author={Ami M. Grunbaum and Brian M. Gilfix and Robert S Hoffman and Val{\'e}ry Lavergne and Martin Morris and Andrea Miller-Nesbitt and Sophie Gosselin},
  journal={Clinical toxicology},
  volume={54 2},
CONTEXT Although the clinical use of intravenous lipid emulsion therapy for the treatment of lipophilic drug toxicity is increasing, the focus of most publications is on outcome in laboratory animals or in patients. An unintended consequence of intravenous lipid emulsion is the creation of extremely lipemic blood, which may interfere with the laboratory analysis or interpretation of common analytes. OBJECTIVE The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology has established a lipid emulsion… CONTINUE READING
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