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Classical analytical toxicology deals with the detection of poisons in human organs. For years this has been a highly specialized field far from the environs of the average physician. But in this chemical age, when the number of available drugs, insecticides, household chemicals, and so on, seems to pyramid annually, cases of accidental and suicidal poisoning are no longer rare. The practicing internist and clinical pathologist, the general practitioner and pediatrician, all need orientation as to the analytical procedures that can be applied to blood, urine, stomach washes, and so on, to help in the diagnosis of poisoning in the
Poison Detection in Human Organs.. Ann Intern Med. 1963;59:778–779. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-5-778_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(5_Part_1):778-779.
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