Opioid Testing with LC- and GC-MS

Opioid testing is challenging, as many illicit synthetic opioids are designed to elude detection

By Lab Manager

Opioid Testing InfographicLab ManagerImmunoassays may be used identify a class of drugs; however they often lack the sensitivity required to detect semi-synthetic and synthetic opioids. Gas or liquid chromatography paired with mass spectrometry offers greater sensitivity and enables forensic toxicologists to detect unknown compounds in samples.

 

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Laboratory Trends

Published: July 11, 2019

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Laboratory Trends

Labor automation has always been a polarizing subject, approached alternately with hushed caution and with a tendency to rant and rave, to smash and rend
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