Table 1

Donor information

DonorAge/SexCause of DeathKnown Drugs or MedicationsTissue Collected
H126-year-old maleMotor vehicle accident (MVA)Ethanol, marijuana, benzadiazepinesTerminal ileum, proximal colon
H212-year-old maleRespiratory arrest following near drowningDopamine, lidocaine, epinephrine, Claforan, nafcillin, carafate, Ancef, Timentin (at various times over 3 wk)Jejunum to rectum
H326-year-old femaleGunshot wound to headAncef, Pepcid, Solu-Medrol; probable smokerJejunum to rectum
H440-year-old femaleStrokeThyroid replacement therapyJejunum to rectum
H521-year-old maleMVAProbable ethanolJejunum to rectum
H657-year-old femaleStrokeCoumadinJejunum to rectum
H957-year-old femaleGunshot wound to headNone reportedStomach to rectum
H1015-year-old femaleAnoxic encephalopathy due to drug overdoseVerapamil, hydrocodone, Phenergen, Ambien, penicillin, KeflexStomach to rectum
H1151-year-old maleIntracerebral bleedNone reportedStomach to rectum
H1215-year-old maleClosed head injury from MVANone reportedJejunum to rectum
  • Claforan, cefotaxime sodium, Hoechst Marion Roussel; Ancef, cefazolin, Smith Kline Beecham; Timentin, ticarcillin disodium and clavulanate potassium, Smith Kline Beecham; Pepcid, famotidine, Merck; Solu-Medrol, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, Pharmacia and Upjohn; Coumadin, warfarin sodium, DuPont Pharma; Phenergan, promethazine HCl, Wyeth-Ayerst Labs; Ambien, zolpidem tartrate, Searle; Keflex, cephalexin, Dista Products.