BIOCHEMIA MEDICA, vol.25, no.1, pp.57-63, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
preanalytical phase, ethanol, stability, storage temperature, STORED BLOOD, ALCOHOL, SAMPLES, COLLECTION, DRINKING, TUBES
Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated:
Introduction: Measurements of blood ethanol concentrations must be accurate and reliable. The most important factors affecting blood ethanol stability are temperature and storage time. In this study, we aimed to compare ethanol stability in plasma samples at -20 degrees C for the different storage periods.