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Fly larvae: a new toxicological method of investigation in forensic medicine.
Toxicological analyses on a putrefied cadaver are sometimes difficult to achieve because of the absence of blood and urine. In this study, maggots, living material, are proposed as a new medium ofExpand
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Fly larvae and their relevance in forensic toxicology.
Toxicological analyses on a putrefied cadaver are sometimes difficult to perform because of the absence of blood and urine. In this study, fly larvae, being living material, are proposed as a newExpand
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Toxicological Findings after Fatal Amitriptyline Self-Poisoning
A case of fatal self-poisoning with amitriptyline is reported. Both the drug and its metabolite nortriptyline were quantified in several post-mortem tissues and fluids, including vitreous humor.Expand
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Toxicological Data after Heroin Overdose
Capillary gas chromatography with selective nitrogen detection was employed to quantify morphine and 6-monoacetylmorphine in biological fluids and tissues in five deaths attributed to heroinExpand
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Identification by GC/MS of 6-monoacetylmorphine as an indicator of heroin abuse
SummaryA capillary gas chromatography mass spectrometry assay has been developed for the determination of 6-monoacetylmorphine in human urine, which is a confirmatory marker of heroin abuse. It wasExpand
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Forensic significance of postmortem estimation of the blood cerebrospinal fluid barrier permeability.
Albumin concentration in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and plasma was determined in 44 cadavers divided into three groups on the basis of death agony duration. The same was determined in a control groupExpand
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A rapid and sensitive gas chromatographic analysis of meprobamate or carisoprodol in urine and plasma.
A method for the identification and quantification of meprobamate or carisoprodol in plasma by GC/FID is presented. The method employs vinylbarbital as the internal standard and requires noExpand
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A polyvalent method using HPLC for screening and quantification of 12 common barbiturates in various biological materials.
A high-performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) assay has been developed for the identification and quantification of 12 barbiturates at toxic and therapeutic levels in plasma, urine, gastricExpand
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Fatal intoxication by dextromoramide: a report on two cases.
Two cases involving an overdose resulting from the abuse of dextromoramide are presented. The drug was quantified with a gas chromatograph equipped with a nitrogen phosphorous detector (NPD). TheExpand
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A simple gas chromatographic identification and determination of 11 CNS stimulants in biological samples. Application on a fatality involving phendimetrazine.
A method is presented for the simultaneous identification and quantification of several CNS stimulants, including amphetamine in plasma and urine by GC/FID using mephentermine as an internalExpand
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