Published Online: 1 October 1977
Page Count: 7
Toxicologist, Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office, Detroit, Mich.
(Received 4 March 1977; accepted 12 April 1977)
Progress in the development of analytical methods has enabled the forensic toxicologist to detect and quantitate morphine in blood from the deceased narcotic addict. Techniques such as gas chromatography [1,2], radioimmunoassay [3–5], and spectrophotofluorometry [6,7] are adequate in terms of sensitivity and specificity. A comparison of three methods has also appeared .
Paper ID: JFS10410J