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Response-to-comments about: "Is it really the method for carbon dioxide determination in human postmortem cardiac gas samples using Headspace-Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry valid?" from T. Saffaj and B. Ihssane
Analytica Chimica Acta
Publication types: Journal Article Publication Status: ppublish
Saffaj et al. recently criticized our method of monitoring carbon dioxide in human postmortem cardiac gas samples using Headspace-Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. According to the authors, their demonstration, based on the latest SFSTP guidelines (established after 2007 [1,2]) fitted for the validation of drug monitoring bioanalytical methods, has put in evidence potential errors. However, our validation approach was built using SFSTP guidelines established before 2007 [3-6]. We justify the use of these guidelines because of the post-mortem context of the study (and not clinical) and the gaseous state of the sample (and not solid or liquid). Using these guidelines, our validation remains correct.
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