Two Fatal Intoxications Involving Butyryl Fentanyl.

@article{Poklis2016TwoFI,
  title={Two Fatal Intoxications Involving Butyryl Fentanyl.},
  author={Justin L Poklis and Alphonse Poklis and Carl E. Wolf and Cindie Hathaway and Elise Arbefeville and Leszek Chrostowski and Kelly Devers and Laura S Hair and Mary Mainland and Michele L. Merves and Julia M. Pearson},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  year={2016},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={
          703-708
        }
}
We present the case histories, autopsy findings and toxicology findings of two fatal intoxications involving the designer drug, butyryl fentanyl. The quantitative analysis of butyryl fentanyl in postmortem fluids and tissues was performed by an ultrahigh-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method. In the first case, butyryl fentanyl was the only drug detected with concentrations of 99 ng/mL in peripheral blood, 220 ng/mL in heart blood, 32 ng/mL in vitreous humor, 590 ng… CONTINUE READING

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