Using the blood concentration of 2,5-dimethylfuran as a marker for smoking

@article{Ashley1996UsingTB,
  title={Using the blood concentration of 2,5-dimethylfuran as a marker for smoking},
  author={D. L. Ashley and M. A. Bonin and B. Hamar and M. McGeehin},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  year={1996},
  volume={68},
  pages={183-187}
}
  • D. L. Ashley, M. A. Bonin, +1 author M. McGeehin
  • Published 1996
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Correct analysis of whole blood volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in evaluating possible exposure situations requires differentiation of smokers from nonsmokers. Whole blood concentrations of 2,5-dimethylfuran are determined using an internal standard method, and the concentrations of this compound are evaluated as a marker for smoking in exposure-study subjects. Results indicate that the concentration of 2,5-dimethylfuran can be adequately determined in whole blood by a method already in use… CONTINUE READING
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