Saliva and serum lithium monitoring in hospitalized patients and a possibility to substitute saliva for serum
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: SERDAREVIC, Nafija (Clinical center Sarajevo, Institute for clinical biochemistry, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
- Co-author(s): Kozjek (Faculty of Pharmacy, LJUBLJANA, Slovenia)
Malesic (Faculty of Pharmacy, LJUBLJANA, Slovenia)
ABSTRACT Aim of work The aim of our study was to compare results of lithium ions concentration from two body fluids saliva and serum. Methods Lithium concentration was determined in saliva and serum of 25 patients treated with lithium carbonate (3x 300 mg) Jadran, Galen Laboratory Rijeka. Saliva and blood were taken 2 and 12 hours after.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.