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Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG) Detection

What is Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG) ? Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG) is a metabolite of alcohol and accounts for a very small percentage of alcohol metabolisms. It is formed in the body as a consequence of alcohol consumption. There is essentially no EtG present in the urine unless alcohol is consumed. What are the advantages for testing […]

COCAINE’S NEWEST RISK

COCAINE’S NEWEST RISK Scientific American, September 2011 Edition To the list of cocaine’s many dangers, health officials have added at least one more: purpura, a rash caused by internal bleeding from small blood vessels. Two recent papers in major medical journals have documented cases of cocaine users showing up in emergency rooms with patches of […]

“Bath Salts”–Drug of Abuse

BATH SALTS These aren’t your average bath salts that you pour into the tub – these so-called “bath salts” are intended to be snorted, swallowed, smoked or injected – and users are getting high off them. These “bath salts” are powerful synthetic stimulants, producing similar effects to Ecstasy, Amphetamine and Cocaine. Side effects range from […]

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