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Table 3 Unintentional drowning, 2000–2013: potential cases with PM ethanol production

From: Epidemiology of alcohol-related unintentional drowning: is post-mortem ethanol production a real challenge?

Age (yrs), all male BAC (mg/dL) UAC (mg/dL) VAC (mg/dL) Month of death Submersion time (days) Activity, site Witnesses
54 46 0 NA April 0 falling, sea NA
56 36 0 NA June 3 falling, pond no
48 25 0 NA August 24 boating, lake no
2 48 0 NA March 50 falling, river yes
  1. BAC blood alcohol concentration, UAC urine alcohol concentration, VAC vitreous humour concentration, NA not available