tox screen

tox screen

(toks skrēn)
A colloquial and jargonistic usage indicating a battery of blood tests used to determine the presence of drugs and ethanol in the bloodstream.
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Tenders are invited for Triage Tox Screen With Mtd For Cardiac Biomaker Instrument , Brand-Alere, Mfg - Alere Medical Pvt.
Kids will try anything,'' he continued, citing the snorting of nutmeg ("you'll get a rush, then vomit'') or chewing on morning glory seeds for their hallucinogenic -- and undetectable on a tox screen -- effect.
In addition, in the "comments" section of her admitting record, a notation appeared reading, "NEEDS TOX SCREEN PER SOCIAL SERVICES.
Now, after 14 series, I daresay the committed ER fan could walk into any county hospital and confidently order a tox screen, CBC, chem-7 and cross-table C-spine with the best of them.