Clinical Chemistry

CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY I: DRUGS OF ABUSE (ADVANCED)

AACC Learning Lab Advanced

Author information
Shannon Haymond, PhD
Dr Haymond disclosed no conflict of interest

Learning objectives:

  • Differentiate between forensic and therapeutic screening
  • Recall general legal regulations of drug screening
  • Describe and compare specimen types
  • Describe general principles for analytical methods of drug screening
  • Describe and interpret analytical methods for the following drugs of abuse: Acetaminophen, benzodiazepine, PCP, marijuana, opiates, cocaine, barbiturates

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