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NCJ Number: 157374 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Urine Testing for Drugs of Abuse
Corporate Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse
United States of America
Editor(s): R L Hawks; C N Chiang
Date Published: 1986
Page Count: 129
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Publication Number: (ADM) 87-1481
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This monograph provides information to those planning and implementing drug testing programs on the capabilities of urine screening, how urine screening fits into an overall drug program, and how it can be used most reliably.
Abstract: The specific topics covered in the monograph include considerations in establishing a urinalysis program, selection of a laboratory, proficiency testing and quality control programs, specimen collection and handing, analytical methodology, accuracy issues, interpretation of urinalysis results, and implications of drug levels in body fluids. The final section provides examples of assays from specific drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, amphetamine and methamphetamine, opiates, phencyclidine, alcohol, lysergic acid diethylamide, methaqualone, barbiturates, and benzodiazepines.
Main Term(s): Drug testing
Index Term(s): Urinalysis
Note: DCC. NIDA Research Monograph 73
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