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Comparison of the prevalence of alcohol, cannabis and other drugs between 900 injured drivers and 900 control subjects: results of a French collaborative study.
A collaborative case-control study was conducted in France in order to determine the prevalence of alcohol, cannabinoids, opiates, cocaine metabolites, amphetamines and therapeutic psychoactive drugsExpand
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Society of Hair Testing guidelines for drug testing in hair.
The Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) Guidelines for Drug Testing in Hair provide laboratories with recommended best practice guidelines whether they are currently offering drug testing in hair, or planExpand
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Detection of physiological concentrations of cortisol and cortisone in human hair.
OBJECTIVE Since the 1960s, glucocorticoids are used by athletes to improve their performances. Their use is restricted in sports. Hair can document chronic abuse and can be therefore a complementaryExpand
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Analytical and Practical Aspects of Drug Testing in Hair
Drug incorporation into hair / Robert Kronstrand and Karen Scott -- Passive exposure, decontamination procedures, cutoffs, and bias: pitfalls in the interpretation of hair analysis results forExpand
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Deaths involving buprenorphine: a compendium of French cases.
  • P. Kintz
  • Medicine
  • Forensic science international
  • 15 September 2001
Buprenorphine at high dosage became available in France in 1996, as a substitution treatment for heroin addicts. Since this date, numerous deaths were attributed to this drug. This paper reports twoExpand
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Buprenorphine-related deaths among drug addicts in France: a report on 20 fatalities.
This paper reports a series of 20 fatalities involving a high-dose, sublingual buprenorphine (BUP) formulation recently marketed in France for the substitutive therapy of opiate addicts. The filesExpand
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Testing human hair for cannabis.
To validate information on cannabis use, we investigated human hair and pubic hair for cannabinoids (THC and THC-COOH) by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Samples (100 mg approximately) wereExpand
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GHB in postmortem toxicology. Discrimination between endogenous production from exposure using multiple specimens.
Since gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is present in both blood and urine of the general population as an endogenous compound, toxicologists must be able to discriminate between these endogenous levelsExpand
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Entomotoxicology for the forensic toxicologist: much ado about nothing?
We present a series of 29 necropsies in which organic compounds (including benzodiazepines, barbiturates, antidepressants, phenothiazine, opiates, cannabinoids, meprobamate, digoxin and nefopam) wereExpand
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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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