The Use of Vitreous Humor for Determination of Ethyl Alcohol in Previously Embalmed Bodies

    Volume 19, Issue 4 (October 1974)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 October 1974

    Page Count: 4


    Sanborn, B
    Toxicologist, Root-Scott Medical Laboratory, San Bernardino, Calif.

    Root, I
    Assistant clinical professors of pathology, University of California at Irvine, San Bernardino, Calif.

    Scott, W
    Assistant clinical professors of pathology, University of California at Irvine, San Bernardino, Calif.

    (Received 26 February 1973; accepted 5 April 1974)

    Abstract

    For about a decade the vitreous humor has been increasingly in chemical analysis in an attempt to determine the postmortem interval or to evaluate the premortem level of various constituents with the intent of obtaining information helpful in determining the cause of death.


    Paper ID: JFS10483J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10483J

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    Title The Use of Vitreous Humor for Determination of Ethyl Alcohol in Previously Embalmed Bodies
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