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Meconium: Biomarker Vehicle of Expusure to Psychoactive Substances in Pregnant WomenMeconio: vehiculo de biomarcadores de exposición a sustancias psicoactivas en gestantes
(Universidad Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca, 2007-06-15)
Children exposed to drugs in a prenatal way are a medical and social problem. A useful way to study this problem is by analyzing biological matrices, such as the meconium, which stores psychoactive substances or their metabolites. To determine its fetal exposure the most common system is the analysis of blood from the umbilical cord, urine from the mother, or urine from the new born. Meconium is inert and it is easily ...