Re: Ryan Braun going down?
Originally Posted by scott91575
He tested positive for synthetic testosterone. I have stated it probably close to 10 times now. It's a fact. You can find it all over the internet. Why do you continue to ignore things that I write?
They tested his initial sample and it showed a 3:1 ratio of testosterone to epitestosterone. A normal sample has a 1:1 ratio or close to it. This sets the red flag, but if a sample sits long enough either of them can break down changing the ratio (if the epitestosterone broke down faster that could cause a false positive). So, they then do another test for the type of testosterone in the sample. It came can as exogenic, or coming from outside his body (in other words, synthetic testosterone). The b sample tested the same. There is only two ways for that to happen. He took testosterone, or the sample was tampered with.
A 3:1 ratio of T to E is within normal ranges and Braun would have had no issues if his T:E had only been 3:1.
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