[Contribution to postmortem diagnostics of poisoning due to insulin (author's transl)].

  • Jooef Stefan
  • Published 1975 in
    Zentralblatt fur allgemeine Pathologie u…


In a case of lethal poisoning due to insulin a significant low level of lactic acid and a corresponding high pH value in the brain tissue were detected. Methods used to determine lactic acid and pH in the brain tissue are recommeded for postmortem diagnostics of insulin poisoning.