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Cresol from toluene metabolites in head space of urine and blood from glue sniffing activity using gas chromatography- mass spectrophotometry

Yacob, Abdul Rahim and Zainalibdin, Mohd. Raizul and Said, Nazirah (2012) Cresol from toluene metabolites in head space of urine and blood from glue sniffing activity using gas chromatography- mass spectrophotometry. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 6 (2). pp. 1-5. ISSN 0973-9122

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Abstract

Glue sniffing has been an addiction problem to countries all over the world since late nineteenth century. Back then, it is the adults who are mostly abusers but recently, the trend have shifted towards younger generations. More teenagers have been recorded to be glue sniffers. Most literatures indicated that it is the volatile solvent present in glue, the substance that gives the abusers 'high' or the intoxicating effects that they pursue. To study the metabolites of these substances, blood and urine samples from positive glue abusers obtained from local agencies were analyzed. The results showed that there were significant amount of para- cresol in the head space which is one of toluene's metabolites.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Forensic medicine
Subjects:R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions:Science
ID Code:46751
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:22 Jun 2015 13:56
Last Modified:19 Sep 2017 11:30

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