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Drug Addiction

Urine Sample Collection Information

The following information is provided for information purposes. In most cases, the procedures described below should be reserved for individuals subject to court order drug testing, or those individuals in drug rehabilitation programs. For routine...

Detection of Benzodiazepines in Urine

Benzodiazepines are generally classified as minor tranquilizers useful in the management of anxiety. Benzodiazepines include drugs such as diazepam (Valium®), chlordiazepoxide (Librium®), oxazepam (Serax®), lorazepam (Ativan®), alprazolam (Xanax®)...

Detection of Opiates in Urine

Opiates are a very old class of drugs derived from the exudate of the opium poppy and used for centuries for pain relief. Morphine is the principal alkaloid in opium and the name morphine was derived from the Greek god of dreams - Morpheus. The...

Detection of Cocaine in Urine

Cocaine is one of the most abused drugs in the United States. Isolated in 1859 and brought to attention through a series of papers by Dr. Sigmund Freud, cocaine was subsequently adopted as a useful topical anesthetic. Its non prescriptive use was...

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Detection of Cannabinoids in Urine

Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the primary psychoactive substance, although the marijuana plant contains many related cannabinoid compounds. Marijuana is generally known by...