Cannabinoids in postmortem toxicology.

@article{Lemos2011CannabinoidsIP,
  title={Cannabinoids in postmortem toxicology.},
  author={Nikolas P. Lemos and Eric A Ingle},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={394-401}
}
Cannabinoids are often excluded from postmortem toxicology screens due to their ubiquitous nature, interpretative difficulties and unanswered questions regarding their postmortem redistribution. In this study, we review 30 postmortem cases where a drug screen gave a positive cannabinoids result and a confirmation identified Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), 11-hydroxy-Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (11-OH-THC), and/or 11-nor-9-carboxy-Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC-COOH) in peripheral (BL-P) or cardiac… CONTINUE READING
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