Abnormally high concentrations of amphetamine in blood of impaired drivers.

@article{Jones2005AbnormallyHC,
  title={Abnormally high concentrations of amphetamine in blood of impaired drivers.},
  author={Alan Wayne Jones and Anita Holmgren},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={1215-20}
}
We present a case series (N = 46) of individuals apprehended in Sweden for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID). These cases were selected because the concentrations of amphetamine in blood were abnormally high (> 5.0 mg/L), the highest being 17 mg/L. In comparison, the median blood-amphetamine concentration in a population of DUID offenders (N = 6,613) was 0.70 mg/L. Among the DUID suspects with extremely high blood-amphetamine concentrations there were 38 men (83%) with mean age of 37… CONTINUE READING