At the laboratory after exposure to toxic cabin air:
Additional info for medical staff here (free download).
Body fluid tests that should be done straight after, or within 48 hours of exposure to toxic aircraft air. At least get the blood drawn and save some samples of blood and urine and store them in the deep-freeze compartment of your fridge. We suggest you take 2 samples of blood and 3 samples of urine. Please see further down advise on details!
BIOMONITORING after exposure on board aircraft, following smell and/ or visible fume events.
Advice how to take and store blood/urine samples:
The ‘Fume Events Clinic’ of the University Göttingen recommends to:
1) Take samples for human biomonitoring in the urine:
2) Take samples for human biomonitoring in the blood –
Documentation of details:
> Type of aircraft / tail number if possible
Send samples in frozen condition (eg on an ice pack in a styrofoam box) to …..
Samples for the Auto Antibodies Test must be taken and stored in a specific way. Information via email .