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Toxicology Screen (Overview)

It is a test or tests to determine the type and approximate amount of illegal and legal drugs a person has taken it can be done on sample of blood, urine or gastri contents obtained through gastric lavage.


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Does drinking water work for clean urine toxicology screen?

Does drinking water work for clean urine toxicology screen?

Sometimes...but: Good toxicology labs test the ph and temperature of the urine to identify adulterants added as well as the specific gravity and creatinine (body waste product) content to check for dilution. Specifically short term "water loading" will cause creatinine levels from 2-10 which is reported on the report as a possible false negative and repeat test recommended. ...Read more

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Toxicology Screen (Overview)

It is a test or tests to determine the type and approximate amount of illegal and legal drugs a person has taken it can be done on sample of blood, urine or gastri contents obtained through gastric lavage.


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What is the definition or description of: toxicology screen?

What is the definition or description of: toxicology screen?

Test to determine dr: It is a test or tests to determine the type and approximate amount of illegal and legal drugs a person has taken it can be done on sample of blood, urine or gastri contents obtained through gastric lavage. ...Read more

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If i took 30mg of methadone 12 days ago when should it be out of my system to pass a drug toxicology screen? I'm 5.7 160lbs

If i took 30mg of methadone 12 days ago when should it be out of my system to pass a drug toxicology screen? I'm 5.7 160lbs

Should be out: Most likely should be out if you have normal metabolism no kidney or liver disease your urine should be negative. ...Read more

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Does drinking water work for clean urine toxicology screen?

Sometimes...but: Good toxicology labs test the ph and temperature of the urine to identify adulterants added as well as the specific gravity and creatinine (body waste product) content to check for dilution. Specifically short term "water loading" will cause creatinine levels from 2-10 which is reported on the report as a possible false negative and repeat test recommended. ...Read more

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How is toxicology linked to tuberculosis?

How is toxicology linked to tuberculosis?

Can you clarify?: This sounds like homework. One of the poorest way of teaching is to urge students to learn word associations. If this is what is happening, you have my sympathy. If you are asking, "What tuberculosis regimens make people sick and how does it happen?" we'd love to answer but would take more than 400 characters. http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/TB/documents/4_gadkowski_tbdrugsandtoxicities.pdf ...Read more

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What is oxymorphone made from? Also would it show up on toxicology?

What is oxymorphone made from? Also would it show up on toxicology?

See below: It is an opioid and is sold as a medication called opana. This will show up on a tox screen. ...Read more

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I would like help understanding toxicology report?

What type of report?: Are you referring to an environment tox report, or a clinical one? An environment report lists possible exposures and the concentration in the environment. A clinical report is usually an immunoassay test looking for molecules of certain drugs. Interpreting these should be done by someone who knows the limitations of these tests. There a MANY false positives on these, and false negatives ...Read more

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Help please? What is the difference between toxicity and toxicology?

Words: The "toxicity" of a substance describes how it acts as a poison (mechanism, symptoms). "toxicology" is the science of poisoning but sloppy (forgivable) use allows it to be used as a synonym for "toxicity". ...Read more

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Can you help me with the pharmacological toxicology of 5 flurouracil?

See below: Other than topical preparations, 5-FU is a chemotherapeutic drug available by prescription only and often used with other drugs. You should discuss it with your doctor. You may consult this site for info. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/fluorouracil-side-effects.html ...Read more