Kacie K Martin

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Pyridinium chlorochromate (PCC) as an adulterant is popular for concealing drug-positive results. When 11-nor-delta9-THC-9-carboxylic acid (THC-acid) in urine was treated with 2 mmol/L of PCC (Cr6+ 104 microg/mL), 58-100% of the THC-acid was lost. The loss increased with decreasing pH and increasing reaction time (0-3 days). Free codeine and free morphine(More)
CASE DESCRIPTION A 6-year-old female African pygmy hedgehog was evaluated because of a mass of unknown duration on the lateral aspect of the right shoulder region. CLINICAL FINDINGS A fine-needle aspirate of the mass was collected for cytologic examination; findings were consistent with a spindle cell tumor. A CBC, plasma biochemical analyses, and(More)
Heavy exercise lasting more than three hours tends to result in dehydration, as the fluid intake is less than fluid loss by sweat and urine. Dehydration as small as one percent of body weight has been reported to decrease work capacity. In present and previous studies insensible water loss and sweat are assumed to be the same in both control and(More)
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