toxicology screening

toxicology screening

a blood or urine test that detects the most commonly abused nonprescription drugs. Testing for drug overdose and poisoning is best done on blood, whereas screening for use or abuse of nonprescription drugs is usually done on urine. Toxicology studies are used to implicate drugs as a cause or factor in the death of a person.
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21 after police received the results of a toxicology screening.
I want to help NTP take the detailed mechanistic data generated by methods like high-throughput toxicology screening and understand what that means to a patient, a person, a population, he said.
With this acquisition, Agilent extends its position in live-cell, kinetic assays accelerating expansion into pharmaceutical and biopharma discovery and in vitro toxicology screening applications.
Confirmed opioid overdose cases met the probable case definition and had a positive toxicology screening ([section]) result for any drug of abuse.
Therefore, expanded urine toxicology screening tests should be performed to detect these products (5).
The acquisition expands Evotec's drug discovery platform and capabilities with access to Cyprotex's ADME-Tox platform and in vitro ADME screening, mechanistic and high-content toxicology screening and predictive modelling.
According to Evotec, this acquisition strengthens its high-end drug discovery platform and capabilities with access to the market's most industrialised ADME-Tox platform and proven expertise in vitro ADME screening, mechanistic and high-content toxicology screening and predictive modelling.
Thanks to improved and innovative technologies, early stage ADME and toxicology screening of drug discovery and development process has become even more imperative.
It consists of several units, including the clinical toxicology screening unit which is regarded as one of the most important units to detect narcotic substances in the urine of addicts.
The hospital did a toxicology screening and discovered no pain medication in her system.
Toxicology Screening: iPSCs can be used for toxicology screening, which is the use of stem cells or their derivatives (tissuespecific cells) to assess the safety of compounds or drugs within living cells.