Lorraine du Toit Prinsloo


Affiliation: University of Pretoria
Country: South Africa


  1. Ehmke U, Toit Prinsloo L, Saayman G. A retrospective analysis of alcohol in medico-legal autopsied deaths in Pretoria over a 1 year period. Forensic Sci Int. 2014;245:7-11 pubmed publisher
    ..The results showed that there was a definite correlation between alcohol consumption and the incidence of other that natural deaths. ..
  2. du Toit Prinsloo L, Pickles C, Smith Z, Jordaan J, Saayman G. The medico-legal investigation of abandoned fetuses and newborns--a review of cases admitted to the Pretoria Medico-Legal Laboratory, South Africa. Int J Legal Med. 2016;130:569-74 pubmed publisher
    ..A substantial percentage of cases of abandoned infants were found to have shown signs of life after birth implying a homicidal manner of death or death by abandonment, but it seems these cases are merely shelved. ..
  3. Morris N, du Toit Prinsloo L, Saayman G. Drowning in Pretoria, South Africa: A 10-year review. J Forensic Leg Med. 2016;37:66-70 pubmed publisher
    ..05 g per 100 ml. This study suggests that many drowning deaths in Pretoria may be preventable by introducing greater public awareness of the risks and instituting relatively simple, protective measures. ..
  4. du Toit Prinsloo L, Morris N, Meyer P, Saayman G. Deaths from bee stings: a report of three cases from Pretoria, South Africa. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2016;12:81-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, there is a need for reliable confirmatory or supportive diagnostic tests. ..
  5. du Toit Prinsloo L, Pickles C, Lombaard H. Evaluating current knowledge of legislation and practice of obstetricians and gynaecologists in the management of fetal remains in South Africa. S Afr Med J. 2016;106:56 pubmed publisher
    ..Conclusions. The study findings suggest that improved training of practitioners, together with possible law reform, are required to better serve the needs of patients. ..
  6. du Toit Prinsloo L, Saayman G. "Death at the wheel" due to tuberculosis of the myocardium: a case report. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2016;25:271-274 pubmed publisher
    ..The problems associated with the diagnosis of TB of the myocardium and an overview of the relevant literature is provided. ..
  7. du Toit Prinsloo L, Pickles C, Saayman G. Managing the remains of fetuses and abandoned infants: A call to urgently review South African law and medicolegal practice. S Afr Med J. 2016;106: pubmed publisher