livingston "gliving at ckt.net" at ckt.net
Sat Jun 27 21:02:04 EST 1998

Does anyone know what substances may interfere with CO oximetry?  It
tests for methemoglobin to check for carbon monoxide poisoning,  but I
am wondering if other substances cause a false positive if they also
bind with the hemoglobin molecule.  How would cyanide poisoning affect
results of CO oximetry?  thanks in advance,  a student.

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