Bis(2-Chloroethyl)sulfide

CAS RN: 505-60-2

Laboratory

A) Monitor serum electrolytes, glucose, CBC, renal function tests, and liver enzymes.
B) Obtain an ECG and institute continuous cardiac monitoring.
C) Monitor CBC daily for 2 weeks for evidence of neutropenia or thrombocytopenia.
D) Monitor arterial blood gases and/or pulse oximetry, chest radiograph, and pulmonary function tests in patients with respiratory symptoms.
E) Monitor carefully for evidence of infection (dermal, eye or systemic).
F) Analyses of thiodiglycol (a metabolite) in the urine can be a method of quantifying the degree of exposure to mustard gas, but it is not widely available or useful in guiding therapy.
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