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Ethylene Glycol Intoxication

  • J. Costello
  • N. Fituri


Following ingestion of ethylene glycol (EG) by a female subject, plasma oxalate, glyoxylate, creatinine, and urea were determined along with urinary oxalate, glyoxylate, and formate. We evaluated the catabolism of EG and the usefulness of these measurements in treating EG ingestion.


Ethylene Glycol Plasma Creatinine Formate Dehydrogenase Urinary Oxalate Hemodialysis Treatment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Costello
    • 1
  • N. Fituri
    • 2
  1. 1.Allegheny General Hospital and Allegheny-Singer Research InstitutePittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Al-Fateh University Medical SchoolTripoliLibya

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