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Methamphetamine levels. The report...
I am needing help to understand my daughter autopsy Methamphetamine levels. The report shows 10.1 micrgrams/ML and 5.8 micrgrams /ML Vitreous..did she die of an overdose? She had been known to inject drugs.
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Yes unfortunately.

I am sorry to hear about your loss.

The normal methamphetamine concentration should not exceed 1 mcg/ML.

So in her case the level is 10 times the normal upper limit.

This is considered overdose related death.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
what is vitreous
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
is that the concentration in the brain
Doctor: Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist replied 2 years ago

Vitreous is found in the posterior chamber of the eye.

It is ideal for post mortem chemical analysis as it is not changed by any external circumstances after death.
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