Analysis of Gas in Biological Fluids by Gas Chromatography

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Science  03 Apr 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3353, pp. 900-901
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3353.900


Combining a vacuum extraction method with gas chromatography makes possible accurate, reproducible determination of small quantities of permanent gases contained in biological fluids. One useful application is demonstrated by determining the oxygen tension in 1 ml of human plasma.