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Improved method for the estimation of plasma ammonia by ion exchange
  1. J. C. B. Fenton,
  2. A. H. Williams
  1. Department of Chemical Pathology, St. Bartholomew's Hospital


    Care in the preparation and preservation of reagents, together with certain modifications in apparatus and technique, have eliminated the difficulties from plasma ammonia analysis. Ammonia contamination from the laboratory atmosphere has not proved an especial hazard, and no major setback has been encountered in the analysis of several thousand specimens over the last few years. The method has been found particularly suited to the performance of the occasional estimation, since, once prepared, all reagents are stable for a considerable time.

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