Collection of biological samples in forensic toxicology

@article{DinisOliveira2010CollectionOB,
  title={Collection of biological samples in forensic toxicology},
  author={Ricardo Jorge Dinis-Oliveira and F{\'e}lix Carvalho and Jos{\'e} Alberto Duarte and Fernando Remi{\~a}o and Ana Carolina Wider Marques and A. Santos and Teresa Magalh{\~a}es},
  journal={Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={363 - 414}
}
Forensic toxicology is the study and practice of the application of toxicology to the purposes of the law. The relevance of any finding is determined, in the first instance, by the nature and integrity of the specimen(s) submitted for analysis. This means that there are several specific challenges to select and collect specimens for ante-mortem and post-mortem toxicology investigation. Post-mortem specimens may be numerous and can endow some special difficulties compared to clinical specimens… 

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