[Assays of serum concentrations in drug intoxications].

  title={[Assays of serum concentrations in drug intoxications].},
  author={Ferenc Follath},
  journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={112 31-32},
  • Ferenc Follath
  • Published 1982 in Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift
Drug assays in serum and urine of patients with drug poisoning are most often performed to identify the ingested substances. Semiquantitative screening tests are usually sufficient for this purpose, while serum drug level determinations for therapeutic monitoring require rapid, specific and precise laboratory techniques. Results should be interpreted in the… CONTINUE READING