Barry Levine

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Urinary pharmacokinetics of 11-nor-9-carboxy-delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol after controlled oral delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol administration
    Richard A Gustafson
    Chemistry and Drug Metabolism, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 28:160-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of prostate specific antigen in the identification of semen in postmortem cases
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:288-90. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A fatality from sevoflurane abuse
    Barry Levine
    Office of Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn St, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 31:534-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Tissue distribution of newer anticonvulsant drugs in postmortem cases
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 34:506-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Analysis of metformin in antemortem serum and postmortem specimens by a novel HPLC method and application to an intoxication case
    Karla A Moore
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 27:592-4. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: Evaluation of forensic autopsy cases
    Luo Zhuo
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21223, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 223:171-5. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Hydroxycarbazepine distribution in three postmortem cases
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 28:509-11. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Mixed drug intoxication involving zaleplon ("Sonata")
    Karla A Moore
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 134:120-2. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Tentative identification of novel oxycodone metabolites in human urine
    Karla A Moore
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1020, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 27:346-52. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Validated method for the simultaneous determination of Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), 11-hydroxy-THC and 11-nor-9-carboxy-THC in human plasma using solid phase extraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry with positive chemical ionization
    Richard A Gustafson
    Chemistry and Drug Metabolism, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 798:145-54. 2003

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Urinary pharmacokinetics of 11-nor-9-carboxy-delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol after controlled oral delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol administration
    Richard A Gustafson
    Chemistry and Drug Metabolism, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 28:160-7. 2004
    ..These controlled drug administration data should assist in the interpretation of urine cannabinoid results and provide clinicians with valuable information for future pharmacological studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of prostate specific antigen in the identification of semen in postmortem cases
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:288-90. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint A fatality from sevoflurane abuse
    Barry Levine
    Office of Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn St, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 31:534-6. 2007
    ..The medical examiner ruled that the cause of death was cardiac arrhythmia due to sevoflurane toxicity. Cardiomegaly was listed on Part II of the death certificate. The manner of death was undetermined...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tissue distribution of newer anticonvulsant drugs in postmortem cases
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 34:506-9. 2010
    ..Only the levetiracetam concentration in one case (case 3) reflected a liver or kidney concentration greater than 5 times the blood concentration...
  5. ncbi request reprint Analysis of metformin in antemortem serum and postmortem specimens by a novel HPLC method and application to an intoxication case
    Karla A Moore
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 27:592-4. 2003
    ..The medical examiner concluded that the cause of death in this case was metformin intoxication, and the manner of death was suicide...
  6. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: Evaluation of forensic autopsy cases
    Luo Zhuo
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21223, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 223:171-5. 2012
    ..This report focuses on the characteristics of death scene investigation and postmortem examination findings of SUDEP cases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hydroxycarbazepine distribution in three postmortem cases
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 28:509-11. 2004
    ..5, and 3.7 mg/L, respectively. In cases 2 and 3, the peripheral blood concentrations were 36 and 4.1 mg/L, respectively. In each case, the medical examiner ruled that the hydroxycarbazepine was an incidental finding to the cause of death...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mixed drug intoxication involving zaleplon ("Sonata")
    Karla A Moore
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 134:120-2. 2003
    ..The following zaleplon concentrations were found: heart blood 2.2mg/l; bile 8.6mg/l and urine 1.4mg/l. Zaleplon was also detected but not quantitated in the kidney and liver...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tentative identification of novel oxycodone metabolites in human urine
    Karla A Moore
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1020, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 27:346-52. 2003
    ..This study attempts to characterize these compounds as "presumptive" metabolites based on circumstantial evidence from known metabolic pathways of oxycodone in other species, as well as of other opiates and narcotic analgesics...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validated method for the simultaneous determination of Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), 11-hydroxy-THC and 11-nor-9-carboxy-THC in human plasma using solid phase extraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry with positive chemical ionization
    Richard A Gustafson
    Chemistry and Drug Metabolism, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 798:145-54. 2003
    ..This method will be utilized in ongoing controlled cannabinoid administration studies and may be a useful analytical procedure for the fields of forensic toxicology and cannabinoid pharmacology...
  11. ncbi request reprint A fatality involving metaxalone
    Karla A Moore
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 149:249-51. 2005
    ..The metaxalone concentration is within the range of previously reported fatalities involving metaxalone. The medical examiner ruled that the cause of death was metaxalone and gabapentin intoxication and the manner of death was suicide...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tissue distribution of xylazine in a suicide by hanging
    Karla A Moore
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 27:110-2. 2003
    ..The following xylazine concentrations were found: 2.3 mg/L in heart blood; 2.9 mg/L in peripheral (subclavian) blood; 6.3 mg/L in bile; 0.01 mg/L in urine; 6.1 mg/kg in liver; and 7.8 mg/kg in kidney...
  13. doi request reprint Anaphylaxis after the injection of buprenorphine
    Cassie L Boggs
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, 900 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD, 21223
    J Forensic Sci 58:1381-3. 2013
    ..This article reports two cases where an anaphylactic reaction was observed following either the actual or alleged use of therapeutic formulations of buprenorphine intravenously. ..
  14. doi request reprint Diabetic ketoacidosis: a silent death
    Zabiullah Ali
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 33:189-93. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Distribution of methylone in four postmortem cases
    Brian M Cawrse
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, 900 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21223, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 36:434-9. 2012
    ..The cases are believed to show one instance of chronic methylone use, with a urine concentration of 38 mg/L...
  16. ncbi request reprint Oxycodone intoxication in an infant: accidental or intentional exposure?
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, 111 Penn St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Forensic Sci 49:1358-60. 2004
    ..It was concluded that, at best, there were serious concerns about the likelihood of drug exposure through consumption of breast milk...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of carboxyhemoglobin saturation values in postmortem heart blood and peripheral blood specimens
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Forensic Sci 47:1388-90. 2002
    ..7 and 1.3. There were four cases where the heart blood to peripheral blood ratio was either below 0.6 or greater than 1.4. The differences between the two sites were not statistically significant...
  18. ncbi request reprint Urinary cannabinoid detection times after controlled oral administration of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol to humans
    Richard A Gustafson
    Chemistry and Drug Metabolism, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Clin Chem 49:1114-24. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Distribution of triazolam and alpha-hydroxytriazolam in a fatal intoxication case
    Barry Levine
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 26:52-4. 2002
    ..12 mg/L in the heart blood. Triazolam and alpha-hydroxytriazolam were quantitated in the specimens received. The medical examiner ruled that the cause of death was triazolam intoxication and the manner of death was suicide...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prediction of impairment from urine benzoylecgonine concentrations
    Karla A Moore
    J Anal Toxicol 27:383-4. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Distribution of phencyclidine into vitreous humor
    Dawn Cox
    Division of Forensic Toxicology, Office of Armed Forces Medical Examiner, 1413 Research Blvd, Bldg 102, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 31:537-9. 2007
    ..However, there was considerable variability between cases, which indicates that although vitreous humor is an appropriate specimen for the detection of phencyclidine in postmortem cases, its interpretative value is limited...
  22. ncbi request reprint Distribution of ether in two postmortem cases
    Dawn Cox
    Division of Forensic Toxicology, Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner, 1413 Research Blvd, Bldg 102, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 30:635-7. 2006
    ..In case #2, the medical examiner ruled that the cause of death was asphyxia and the manner of death was suicide...
  23. ncbi request reprint Detection of 1-benzylpiperazine and 1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)-piperazine in urine analysis specimens using GC-MS and LC-ESI-MS
    Shawn P Vorce
    Division of Forensic Toxicology, The Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rockville, Maryland 20850 3125, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 32:444-50. 2008
    ..0 to 429.1 mg/L and 0.79 to 25.4 mg/L for BZP and TFMPP, respectively...
  24. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive study on the variations in urinary concentrations of endogenous gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
    Marc A LeBeau
    Chemistry Unit, FBI Laboratory, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2501 Investigation Parkway, Quantico, VA 22135, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 30:98-105. 2006
    ..The results of this study will aid the interpretation of low GHB concentrations measured in urine samples, particularly in investigations of drug-facilitated crimes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tissue distribution of loperamide and N-desmethylloperamide following a fatal overdose
    Jason Sklerov
    Division of Forensic Toxicology, Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner, 1413 Research Blvd, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 29:750-4. 2005
    ..012 mg/L in controlled trials. Because the heart blood ethanol concentration was 0.08 g/dL, the medical examiner ruled that the cause of death was loperamide and ethanol intoxication, and the manner of death as undetermined...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fatal diphenhydramine intoxication in infants
    Andrew M Baker
    Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Forensic Sci 48:425-8. 2003
    ..We review the literature on diphenhydramine toxicity, particularly as it pertains to small children, and discuss the rationale for treating these cases as fatal intoxications...
  27. ncbi request reprint A fatal intoxication following the ingestion of 5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine in an ayahuasca preparation
    Jason Sklerov
    Division of Forensic Toxicology, Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner, 1413 Research Blvd, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 29:838-41. 2005
    ..Detection and quantitation was performed using liquid chromatography-electrospray mass spectrometry. The medical examiner ruled that the cause of death was hallucinogenic amine intoxication, and the manner of death was undetermined...
  28. doi request reprint The detection of hydromorphone in urine specimens with high morphine concentrations
    Pamela C McDonough
    Division of Forensic Toxicology, Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner, 1413 Research Blvd, Bldg 102, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:752-4. 2008
    ..These results support earlier work suggesting that the detection of hydromorphone in urine specimens does not necessarily mean that exogenous hydromorphone or hydrocodone was used...