sulfhemoglobin


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sulf·met·he·mo·glo·bin

(sŭlf'met-hē'mō-glō'bin),
The complex formed by H2S (or sulfides) and ferric ion in methemoglobin.
Synonym(s): sulfhemoglobin

sulfhemoglobin

/sulf·he·mo·glo·bin/ (sulf″he´mo-glo″bin) sulfmethemoglobin.

sulfhemoglobin

[sulfhem′əglō′bin]
a trace form of hemoglobin that contains an irreversibly bound sulfur molecule that prevents normal oxygen binding. Also spelled sulphaemoglobin.

sulf·met·he·mo·glo·bin

(sŭlf'met-hē'mŏ-glō'bin)
The complex formed by H2S (or sulfides) and ferric ion in methemoglobin.
Synonym(s): sulfhemoglobin, sulphaemoglobin, sulphmethaemoglobin.

sulfhemoglobin

a step in the pathway of degeneration of hemoglobin and the formation of Heinz bodies.
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Interferences, including lipid-caused turbidity, MetHb, sulfhemoglobin, microcoagulates, putrefaction, and contamination, have called into question the accuracy of COHb measurements obtained by COoximetry.
methemoglobin, sulfhemoglobin, low hemoglobin, or turbidity) when measuring carboxyhemoglobin in postmortem blood.
5%), and <1% sulfhemoglobin (SHb; reference interval, <1%).
2]Hb), deoxygenated hemoglobin (HHb), carboxyhemoglobin (COHb), and methemoglobin (MetHb); some also signal the presence of or measure sulfhemoglobin.
Nevertheless, these instruments can give a strong indication of the presence of sulfhemoglobin in a blood sample on the basis of a combined positive result for methemoglobin and a negative value for carboxyhemoglobin.
Sulfhemoglobinemia is the relatively uncommon condition of excess sulfhemoglobin (SulfHb) in the blood.