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or tissues analyzed

Interpretation

Bilirubin

Serum

Slight increase after death.

Chloride

Serum and vitreous

Serum chloride values decrease after death; vitreous sodium is stable. (See Table 11-2 under "Dehydration" and "Uremia.")

Cholesterol

Serum

Stable after death (but not cholesterol esters).

Cholinesterase (true and

Serum

Stable after death (important for diagnosis of organic

pseudo-cholinesterase)

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