Handbook of Forensic Analytical Toxicology

by AK Jaiswal, Tabin Millo

The “handbook of forensic analytical toxicology” will help to understand the basic principles of sample collection, preservation, analysis and reporting in forensic toxicology. The second edition has been fully revised to provide clinicians with the latest developments and research in the field. This book consists of 17 chapters. Chapter 1 covers the designing of modern toxicology laboratory with real photographs of the laboratory. Chapter 2 discusses in detail the collection, preservation, and forwarding of biological sample for toxicological analysis. Chapter 3 covers the extraction/isolation analysis of exhaustive list of poisons such as pesticides, volatile poisons, tranquilizers, barbiturates, alkaloids, and metallic poisons with flow diagrams, which will be easy to understand and guide the analytical work. It also has the detail on screening tests of all different poisons in Chapter 4. The details of major analytical equipment such as high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), gas-liquid chromatography (GLC), thin-layer chromatography (TLC), atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS), voltammetry/polarography, and ultraviolet (UV)-visible spectroscopy with photographs have been covered in different chapters, which are the special feature of this book, generally not available in other books. It also covers the Do’s and Don’ts of each equipment with troubleshooting tips. The safety measures and standard operating procedures (SOP) have been covered in the end chapters along with a special chapter on toxicology reporting. This book will be of immense benefit for those people who are in the field of forensic toxicology and medicine.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Jaiswal AK
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2. Millo Tabin All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789390595389
Speciality Forensic Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18710
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2022
Pages 694
Book Type Professional


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