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Archives of Toxicology

, Volume 68, Issue 3, pp 210–211 | Cite as

Ethylmorphine concentrations in human samples in an overdose case

  • P. Kintz
  • C. Jamey
  • P. Mangin
Letter to the Editors

Abstract

Capillary gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry was employed to quantify ethylmorphine in biological fluids and tissues in a death attributed to oral ethylmorphine ingestion. The femoral blood concentration of the drug was 488 ng/ml. Hair analysis revealed the individual’s drug abuse pattern, particularly the switching from heroin to ethylmorphine.

Keywords

Morphine Heroin Hair Sample Vitreous Humor Pubic Hair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Kintz
    • 1
  • C. Jamey
    • 1
  • P. Mangin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Medecine LegaleStrasbourg CedexFrance

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