Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 31st, 2003
According to recent research published in the journal Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, "the detection of fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEE) in meconium may provide an objective estimate of prenatal alcohol exposure independent of maternal history. The authors report the results of the first population-based study conducted to investigate basal FAEE levels in the meconium of neonates not exposed to alcohol. Two hundred seven nondrinking women and their neonates were recruited from Toronto and Jerusalem."
"FAEE were extracted from meconium by solid-phase extraction and analyzed by...
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