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Forensic Science & Addiction Research

Some Forensic Aspects on Drug Analysis and Their Quantity in Autopsy Material of Drug Related Deaths

  • Open or Close Vinod Dhingra*

    Scholar in Forensic Science, Scene of Crime Mobile Unit, India

    *Corresponding author: Vinod Dhingra, Scholar in Forensic Science, Scene of Crime Mobile Unit, India, Email:

Submission: February 24, 2018; Published: February 26, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/FSAR.2018.02.000546

ISSN: 2578-0042
Volume2 Issue5


The forensic toxicology laboratory generally performs analysis for toxic compounds in autopsy materials and related specimens to assist in the deaths by toxic substances. One of the unique aspects of postmortem toxicology work is that often specimens are received in various states of decomposition or putrefaction. Sometimes specimens denatured by heat or mummified all these samples create problems in analysis. For a variety of reasons, the volume of material available for analysis may be very limited. The problem faced by the forensic toxicologist during chemical analysis how to make the best use of the autopsy material.

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