An infant fatality involving ajmaline

N. Ikeda, K. Umetsu, T. Suzuki, K. Gonmori, K. Takahashi

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An infant fatality following accidental ingestion of ajmaline is described. Ajmaline was determined by thin-layer chromatography and infrared spectrophotometry, and quantitated by high performance liquid chromatography. The ajmaline concentration in blood was 5.5 μg/mL. The toxicological data relevant to the interpretation of case findings are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)558-561
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Forensic Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Genetics


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