A simple near-patient test for nicotine and its metabolites in urine to assess smoking habit.

Abstract

We describe a disposable, near-patient urine test to monitor cigarette smoking. A plastic device contains the sealed dried reagents to measure nicotine and its metabolites, by a colorimetric assay. The device can be used to give a qualitative assessment of tobacco consumption, simply by observing a colour change. Alternatively, the test can be quantified by… (More)

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@article{Cope1996ASN, title={A simple near-patient test for nicotine and its metabolites in urine to assess smoking habit.}, author={Graham Cope and Pamela Nayyar and Roger Holder and Jackie Gibbons and Richard A. Bunce}, journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry}, year={1996}, volume={256 2}, pages={135-49} }