Sarah Lathrop

Summary

Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Childhood fatalities in new Mexico: medical examiner-investigated cases, 2000-2010
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC07 4040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 58:700-4. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Fatal wrong-way collisions on New Mexico's interstate highways, 1990-2004
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:432-7. 2010
  3. pmc Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, New Mexico, USA, 2004-2007
    Sarah Lathrop
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87106, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1289-91. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Medical terminology coding systems and medicolegal death investigation data: searching for a standardized method of electronic coding at a statewide medical examiner's office
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 54:207-11. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Utility of infectious disease coding sheets for surveillance in a state medical examiner's office
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:949-51. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Animal-caused fatalities in New Mexico, 1993-2004
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 18:288-92. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Trends in adult suicides in New Mexico: utilizing data from the New Mexico violent death reporting system
    Anne N Styka
    New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:93-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The use of material culture to establish the ethnic identity of victims in genocide investigations: a validation study from the American Southwest*
    Debra A Komar
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, MSC 11 6030, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:1035-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Amended cause and manner of death certification: a six-year review of the New Mexico experience
    Philip R Croft
    Office of the Medical Investigator, MSC11 6030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 51:651-6. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Proposed classes of morphological autopsy findings for decomposed and skeletal remains in mass death investigations
    Debra Komar
    Office of the Medical Investigator and daggerDepartment of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:290-4. 2008

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Childhood fatalities in new Mexico: medical examiner-investigated cases, 2000-2010
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC07 4040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 58:700-4. 2013
    ..7% of childhood deaths. Complete medico-legal investigation of childhood fatalities is needed to provide public health agencies with adequate data to evaluate and prevent childhood deaths...
  2. doi request reprint Fatal wrong-way collisions on New Mexico's interstate highways, 1990-2004
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:432-7. 2010
    ..Prevention strategies aimed at reducing the incidence of driving while intoxicated, as well as improved lighting and signage at ramps, could help reduce the occurrence of fatal wrong-way collisions on interstates...
  3. pmc Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, New Mexico, USA, 2004-2007
    Sarah Lathrop
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87106, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1289-91. 2009
    ..9 cases per 100,000 population (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.5-1.36) in 2004 to 1.7 (95% CI 1.14-2.26) in 2007. Non-O157 STEC was more common in nonwhite residents, children <5 years of age, and urban residents...
  4. doi request reprint Medical terminology coding systems and medicolegal death investigation data: searching for a standardized method of electronic coding at a statewide medical examiner's office
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 54:207-11. 2009
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  5. doi request reprint Utility of infectious disease coding sheets for surveillance in a state medical examiner's office
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:949-51. 2008
    ..Preferably, a tracking system would be built into electronic databases at medical examiner and coroner's offices, expediting the identification of these diseases and contact of public health agencies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Animal-caused fatalities in New Mexico, 1993-2004
    Sarah L Lathrop
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 18:288-92. 2007
    ..To evaluate animal-caused fatalities in New Mexico using data collected during medicolegal death investigations, including toxicology, survival interval, and circumstances...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in adult suicides in New Mexico: utilizing data from the New Mexico violent death reporting system
    Anne N Styka
    New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:93-9. 2010
    ..1%). Firearms were the most commonly used mechanism, and "current depressed mood" the most commonly identified risk factor. High rates of adult suicide indicate the need for targeted prevention programs...
  8. doi request reprint The use of material culture to establish the ethnic identity of victims in genocide investigations: a validation study from the American Southwest*
    Debra A Komar
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, MSC 11 6030, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:1035-9. 2008
    ..5% and estimates of 61-98% in specific subsets. Results suggest material culture, when present, can provide reliable evidence of ethnic affinity in genocide investigations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Amended cause and manner of death certification: a six-year review of the New Mexico experience
    Philip R Croft
    Office of the Medical Investigator, MSC11 6030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 51:651-6. 2006
    ..The way in which manner of death changed was significantly associated with the amount of time elapsed between DCs (p=0.04). Toxicology was the most common reason for DC amendment...
  10. doi request reprint Proposed classes of morphological autopsy findings for decomposed and skeletal remains in mass death investigations
    Debra Komar
    Office of the Medical Investigator and daggerDepartment of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:290-4. 2008
    ..In addition to its mass death applications, this classification system offers potential research contributions to physical anthropologists and bioarchaeologists studying human populations in antiquity...
  11. doi request reprint Tattoo types and frequencies in New Mexican white hispanics and white non-hispanics: autopsy data from homicidal and accidental deaths, 2002-2005
    Debra Komar
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:285-9. 2008
    ..67 times more likely to have a religious tattoo and 7.13 times more likely to have a gang tattoo than non-Hispanics. Significant patterns in language of text tattoos and correlations with manner of death were also noted...
  12. doi request reprint Child abuse-related homicides in New Mexico: a 6-year retrospective review
    Carol K Lee
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:100-3. 2010
    ..Toxicology was positive in 26.7% of cases, but only two cases had substances of abuse present. Information on risk factors such as prematurity, parental age, and history of abuse was also collected...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sporadic duodenal bulb gastrin-cell tumors: association with Helicobacter pylori gastritis and long-term use of proton pump inhibitors
    Shakil H Merchant
    Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico, NM, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:1581-7. 2006
    ..Presence of G-cell hyperplasia in the nontumorous duodenal mucosa suggests that these may originate from a proliferative phase, similar to the hyperplasia-dysplasia-neoplasia sequence seen in other endocrine tumors...
  14. doi request reprint A policy for the retention and extended examination of organs at autopsy
    Clarissa S Krinsky
    New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC11 6030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
    J Forensic Sci 55:418-22. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the instigation of a policy on the verbal notification of the next of kin when organs are retained can be successfully implemented...
  15. doi request reprint Drugs, detention, and death: a study of the mortality of recently released prisoners
    Clarissa S Krinsky
    Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 30:6-9. 2009
    ..The time surrounding release provides an opportunity for education on the risks of accidental overdose and the development of interventions to mitigate these risks...
  16. ncbi request reprint Noncorrelating Pap tests and cervical biopsies: histological predictors of subsequent correlation
    Nancy E Joste
    Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 32:310-4. 2005
    ..Additional tissue levels are a productive way of confirming SILs, and squamous atypia allows a refined selection of negative cervical biopsies most likely to reveal an SIL on review of deeper levels...
  17. doi request reprint Expression of the p16(INK4a) gene product in premalignant and malignant epithelial lesions of the gallbladder
    Bridget C Lynch
    Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, MSC 084640 Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 12:161-4. 2008
    ..049). Our data demonstrate that nuclear p16 expression is absent in normal gallbladder epithelium and is a frequent event in high-grade dysplasia of the gallbladder and gallbladder adenocarcinoma...
  18. doi request reprint Youth suicide in New Mexico: a 26-year retrospective review
    Veena D Singh
    New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator, MSC11 6030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:703-8. 2008
    ..With a solid understanding of the circumstances, it may be possible to predict, and hopefully prevent, future cases of child and adolescent death...
  19. ncbi request reprint "Med-X": a medical examiner surveillance model for bioterrorism and infectious disease mortality
    Kurt B Nolte
    Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Hum Pathol 38:718-25. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Frequencies of morphological characteristics in two contemporary forensic collections: implications for identification
    Debra Komar
    Office of the Medical Investigator, MSC11 6030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Forensic Sci 51:974-8. 2006
    ..Caution is warranted when using written data rather than radiographic comparisons as the primary source of identification. The implications of these findings to missing person databases are also discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Patterns of trauma in conflict victims from Timor Leste
    Debra A Komar
    School of Natural Science and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    J Forensic Sci 57:3-5. 2012
    ..Complete, fleshed remains were 10.4 times more likely than skeletal remains to have evidence of major or lethal trauma...
  22. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor expression in papillary urothelial carcinoma of the bladder and ovarian transitional cell carcinoma
    Philip R Croft
    Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:194-9. 2005
    ..Greater understanding of this feature of PUCs could aid with the treatment and identification of the origin of metastases, particularly with relation to the morphologically similar entity of ovarian transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Unintentional drug overdose death trends in New Mexico, USA, 1990-2005: combinations of heroin, cocaine, prescription opioids and alcohol
    Nina G Shah
    Epidemiology and Response Division, New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM 87502 6110, USA
    Addiction 103:126-36. 2008
    ..To determine the contribution of heroin, prescription opioids, cocaine and alcohol/drug combinations to the total overdose death rate and identify changes in drug overdose patterns among New Mexico subpopulations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Unintentional methadone-related overdose death in New Mexico (USA) and implications for surveillance, 1998-2002
    Nina Shah
    Epidemiology and Response Division, New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM 87502 6110, USA
    Addiction 100:176-88. 2005
    ..To determine death rates from methadone over time, to characterize methadone-related death and to discuss public health surveillance of methadone-related death...
  25. ncbi request reprint Plague: a veterinary perspective
    Kathleen A Orloski
    Wyoming Department of Health, Preventive Health and Safety Division, Hathaway Building, 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 222:444-8. 2003