Kara L Lynch

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Promethazine use among chronic pain patients
    Kara L Lynch
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 150:92-7. 2015
  2. pmc Performance evaluation of three liquid chromatography mass spectrometry methods for broad spectrum drug screening
    Kara L Lynch
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 411:1474-81. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Detection of levamisole exposure in cocaine users by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Kara L Lynch
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 35:176-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D status of county hospital patients assessed by the DiaSorin LIAISON® 25-hydroxyvitamin D assay
    Deborah French
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 412:258-62. 2011
  5. pmc Promethazine misuse among methadone maintenance patients and community-based injection drug users
    Brad J Shapiro
    Department of Psychiatry and Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Addict Med 7:96-101. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Cross-reactivity of acetylfentanyl and risperidone with a fentanyl immunoassay
    Bei Tzu Wang
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave NH2M16, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 38:672-5. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Biological variation of β-sitosterol, campesterol, and lathosterol as cholesterol absorption and synthesis biomarkers
    Alan H B Wu
    Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States Electronic address
    Clin Chim Acta 430:43-7. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Multi-wavelength spectrophotometric analysis for detection of xanthochromia in cerebrospinal fluid and accuracy for the diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Andrew Smith
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States
    Clin Chim Acta 424:231-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Role of liquid chromatography-high-resolution mass spectrometry (LC-HR/MS) in clinical toxicology
    Alan Hb Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 50:733-42. 2012

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Promethazine use among chronic pain patients
    Kara L Lynch
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 150:92-7. 2015
    ..Promethazine is thought to potentiate the "high" from opioids. However, to date, the prevalence of promethazine use has not been determined among patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain...
  2. pmc Performance evaluation of three liquid chromatography mass spectrometry methods for broad spectrum drug screening
    Kara L Lynch
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 411:1474-81. 2010
    ..This study was designed to characterize the sensitivity and specificity of three LC-MS(/MS) vendor-supplied methods for targeted CDS and identify the current limitations associated with the use of these technologies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Detection of levamisole exposure in cocaine users by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Kara L Lynch
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 35:176-8. 2011
    ..The high prevalence of levamisole-adulterated cocaine and potential toxicity in cocaine users is a serious public health concern. These findings validate the utility of an LC-MS-MS method for the detection of levamisole...
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D status of county hospital patients assessed by the DiaSorin LIAISON® 25-hydroxyvitamin D assay
    Deborah French
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 412:258-62. 2011
    ..Due to the increased interest in vitamin D, there has been an exponential increase in the number of clinicians testing their patients and therefore also in the volume of this test run in clinical laboratories...
  5. pmc Promethazine misuse among methadone maintenance patients and community-based injection drug users
    Brad J Shapiro
    Department of Psychiatry and Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Addict Med 7:96-101. 2013
    ..This study examines the prevalence and correlates of promethazine use in 2 different populations in San Francisco, California: methadone maintenance clinic patients and community-based injection drug users (IDUs)...
  6. doi request reprint Cross-reactivity of acetylfentanyl and risperidone with a fentanyl immunoassay
    Bei Tzu Wang
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave NH2M16, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 38:672-5. 2014
    ..The DRI(®) fentanyl immunoassay can be used to screen for fentanyl or acetylfentanyl; however, confirmatory testing should be performed for all samples that screen positive. ..
  7. doi request reprint Biological variation of β-sitosterol, campesterol, and lathosterol as cholesterol absorption and synthesis biomarkers
    Alan H B Wu
    Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States Electronic address
    Clin Chim Acta 430:43-7. 2014
    ..The analysis of blood for β-sitosterol and campesterol is the measures of cholesterol absorption while lathosterol is a measure of cholesterol synthesis...
  8. doi request reprint Multi-wavelength spectrophotometric analysis for detection of xanthochromia in cerebrospinal fluid and accuracy for the diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Andrew Smith
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States
    Clin Chim Acta 424:231-6. 2013
    ..Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) was examined for bilirubin, an important indicator for diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  9. doi request reprint Role of liquid chromatography-high-resolution mass spectrometry (LC-HR/MS) in clinical toxicology
    Alan Hb Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 50:733-42. 2012
    ..Blood can be used in preference to urine which is more relevant to the patient's current clinical situation...