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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Forensic Sci.. November 2005, 50(6): JFS2005125–3.
Published Online: November 1, 2005
...BK Logan, PhD, DABFT; AM Gordon, MS This report describes the death of a four-month-old Hispanic male which may be related to benzocaine toxicity. A toxicological evaluation revealed benzocaine at a concentration of 3.48 mg/L, and postmortem methemoglobin of 36% (normal 0.4-1.5). Methemoglobinemia...
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J. Forensic Sci.. November 2005, 50(6): JFS2005158–6.
Published Online: November 1, 2005
..., gender, and race of the victims in all cases. The toxicology results, perpetrator, death scenario and location, and victim traits were analyzed when available. For all adolescents, the most common manner of death was accident followed by homicide, suicide, natural, and undetermined. Within the adolescent...
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J. Forensic Sci.. July 2005, 50(4): JFS2004247–5.
Published Online: July 1, 2005
... reported to occur in acute selenium intoxication, included sinus tachycardia with ST wave alteration. Toxicological results confirmed elevated blood and tissue concentrations. The cause of death was ascribed to acute selenium intoxication, which ensued rapidly after oral consumption. The manner of death...
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J. Forensic Sci.. May 2005, 50(3): 1–3.
Published Online: May 1, 2005
... after self administration of a wine enema. Toxicology showed an ethanol concentration of 0.40 g/dL in the blood and 0.41 g/dL in the vitreous fluid. Scene investigation was of paramount importance in determining the unusual method by which the decedent absorbed the alcoholic beverage. 14 08 2004...
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J. Forensic Sci.. January 2005, 50(1): JFS2004196–4.
Published Online: January 1, 2005
... the anaphylaxis cannot be definitively proven to be due to Botox alone, this case warns of an adverse reaction related to Botox, a drug that is rapidly expanding in range of use as well as increased usage. 08 05 2004 14 08 2004 01 01 2005 forensic medicine pathology toxicology botulinum...
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J. Forensic Sci.. January 2005, 50(1): JFS2004194–4.
Published Online: January 1, 2005
... fatalities have been reported with oxycodone alone. We undertook a retrospective review of cases investigated by the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office in which postmortem toxicologic studies indicated the presence of oxycodone. A total of 172 consecutive cases were studied, including 18 in which...
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Publisher: ASTM International
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J. Forensic Sci.. July 2004, 49(4): 1–5.
Published Online: July 1, 2004
...AK Chaturvedi, Ph.D.; PS Cardona, B.A.; JW Soper, Ph.D.; DV Canfield, Ph.D. Toxicological evaluation of postmortem samples collected from a pilot involved in a unique fatal civil aircraft accident is described in this paper. A one-occupant airplane was substantially damaged upon colliding...
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Publisher: ASTM International
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J. Forensic Sci.. March 2004, 49(2): 1–3.
Published Online: March 1, 2004
.... Acute and chronic injection sites of the external genitalia with contusions, scarring, focal necrosis, and calcification were present at autopsy. Toxicology revealed femoral blood, heart blood, and vitreous bupivacaine concentrations of 3.8, 2.8 and 1.3 mg/L, respectively. The urine bupivacaine...
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Publisher: ASTM International
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J. Forensic Sci.. March 2004, 49(2): 1–4.
Published Online: March 1, 2004
...BC Wolf, MD; WA Lavezzi, MD; LM Sullivan, BS; LM Flannagan, MD The authors reviewed cases investigated by the Palm Beach Medical Examiner's Office in which postmortem toxicologic studies indicated the presence of methadone over the period from 1998 to 2002, to examine the role of the drug...
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J. Forensic Sci.. November 2003, 48(6): 1–6.
Published Online: November 1, 2003
..., although interpretation is complicated by the high blood-ethanol concentration (median 0.38 g/100 mL), making it difficult to discern an added effect of diazepam. KEYWORDS: forensic science, alcohol, autopsy, drug-toxicity, ethanol, diazepam, drug interaction, postmortem, toxicology Adverse drug reactions...
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J. Forensic Sci.. November 2002, 47(6): 1391–1396.
Published Online: November 1, 2002
.... Colchicine was detected in the bile with high-performance liquid chromatography/sonicspray ionization mass spectrometry (HPLC/SSI-MS). KEYWORDS: forensic science, colchicine poisoning, colchicum autumnale, accidental ingestion, pathology, toxicology We present here a rare case of colchicine poisoning...
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J. Forensic Sci.. September 2002, 47(5): 1–2.
Published Online: September 1, 2002
... purportedly experienced unconsciousness that persisted for approximately 4 h. The toxicological testing on urine identified GHB, amitriptyline, and nortriptyline using a capillary Hewlett-Packard 6890 gas chromatograph coupled to a Hewlett-Packard 5973 mass selective detector (MSD). The GHB concentration...
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J. Forensic Sci.. May 2002, 47(3): 562–567.
Published Online: May 1, 2002
..., and placebo on skills performance . Cutis 1988 ; 42 ( 4A ): 14 – 8 . Logan   BK , Schwilke   EW . Technical note: Drug and alcohol use in fatally injured drivers in Washington state . J Forensic Sci 1996 ; 41 ( 3 ): 311 – 6 . forensic science toxicology tractor-trailer drivers...
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J. Forensic Sci.. January 2002, 47(1): 137–141.
Published Online: January 1, 2002
...J Lucas, M.D.; LB Goldfeder, M.D.; JR Gill, M.D. We reviewed the case records for all decedents recovered from the waterways of New York City over a three year period (1997–2000). The epidemiological profile, circumstances, toxicology findings, putrefactive changes, date of recovery, length...
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J. Forensic Sci.. January 2002, 47(1): 221–223.
Published Online: January 1, 2002
... was negative in the described case. The Acetest is a simple and useful test for the detection of ketosis in embalmed autopsies. 29 12 2000 22 05 2001 01 01 2002 forensic science toxicology vitreous ketosis ketoacidosis acetoacetate References DiMaio   DJ , DiMaio   VJM...
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J. Forensic Sci.. September 2001, 46(5): 1132–1137.
Published Online: September 1, 2001
...JR Gill, M.D. All deaths due to descent from height that underwent autopsy at the Manhattan Office of Chief Medical Examiner of New York City over a two year period (1997–1999) were reviewed. The scene and autopsy findings, psychiatric history, and toxicology results were examined. There were 120...
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Publisher: ASTM International
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J. Forensic Sci.. May 2001, 46(3): 600–603.
Published Online: May 1, 2001
... of necrophagous Coleoptera, as well as Diptera larvae, as alternate specimens for toxicological analyses. 01 02 2000 20 06 2000 22 06 2000 forensic science forensic entomology toxicology Coleoptera morphine References Pounder   D J . Forensic entomo-toxicology . J...
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J. Forensic Sci.. May 2000, 45(3): 659–664.
Published Online: May 1, 2000
..., toxicology, barbiturates, GC/MS, internal standard, 13C4-secobarbital, 2H5-secobarbital, cross-contribution Contemporary practice of drug analysis in a biological matrix typically involves a set of specimen pretreatment protocol followed by a gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/ MS) measurement step...
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J. Forensic Sci.. July 1999, 44(4): 851–855.
Published Online: July 1, 1999
...RB Palmer, Ph.D.; P Alakija, M.D.; JE Cde Baca; KB Nolte, M.D. This report details the pathologic and toxicologic findings in the case of a 15-year-old girl who deliberately and fatally ingested brodifacoum, a commonly used rodenticide. The mechanism of death, massive pulmonary hemorrhage, has...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Forensic Sci.. March 1999, 44(2): 447–449.
Published Online: March 1, 1999
... is anabasine. Toxicological analysis by capillary gas chromatography showed the deceased had a blood anabasine concentration of 2.2 mg/L. Clinically, the features of poisoning are nicotine-like and if death occurs it results from respiratory paralysis. The case further supports the view that, in the human...