Determination of ethyl glucuronide in fingernails by LC/MS-MS


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Keten A., Zeren C., Arslan M. M. , DAĞLIOĞLU N. , Karanfil R., Sen B. B.

ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE, cilt.21, sa.1, ss.67-72, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4323/rjlm.2013.67
  • Dergi Adı: ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.67-72

Özet

Introduction: Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) is a biomarker used for detection of alcohol consumption. Fingernail is a keratinous tissue capable of accumulating a number of biomarkers and metabolites of toxic agents. Therefore, nails are used especially for determination toxic exposure in forensic analyses. In this study, we aimed to demonstrate EtG in fingernail tissue and show its correlation with alcohol intake behavior.