Larsson L., Szponar B., Pehrson C.
Bibliographic info:
Indoor Air , Vol. 14, N° 6, December 2004, pp 421-424, 6 Tab., 2 Fig., 10 Ref.

Endotoxin is one of the most powerful inflammatory mediators known. This explains the high prevalence of respiratory disorders among smokers.In this study, GC-MSMS Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry is used to analyze the presence of endotoxin in smoke from active smoking and in environmental tobacco smoke.