Carbon monoxide test for exposure and poisoning at some point in the past
While a carbon monoxide test to confirm multiple low level CO poisonings would be extremely
useful and important, such a test has yet to be developed. Please contact us if you are aware of such a carbon monoxide test.
While there are no medical carbon monoxide tests that can directly confirm a person has been exposed to
and poisoned by carbon monoxide at some point in the past, there are tests that can indirectly point to
the likelihood of carbon monoxide poisoning.
However, a person may have "normal" test results but continue to experience symptoms and after effects typical of
carbon monoxide poisoning.
Carbon monoxide poisoning and the circumstances that caused it can leave footprints. The likelihood of previous
exposure(s) and therefore poisoning(s) can be investigated several ways. Investigation is the "carbon monoxide
The following questions can help determine the likelihood of having been in an environment with unsafe levels of carbon monoxide.
If you suspect you may have had carbon monoxide exposure one-time in the past:
If you suspect you may have had carbon monoxide exposure multiple times in the past:
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