Detection Time of Drugs of Abuse in Urine

  title={Detection Time of Drugs of Abuse in Urine},
  author={M. Vandevenne and H. Vandenbussche and A. Verstraete},
  journal={Acta Clinica Belgica},
  pages={323 - 333}
  • M. Vandevenne, H. Vandenbussche, A. Verstraete
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Acta Clinica Belgica
  • Abstract Estimating the detection time of a drug in urine is complex because of many different influencing factors and the lack of experimental data. Detection times vary depending on dose and route of administration, metabolism and characteristics of the screening and confirmation assays. Using a cut-off value of 1000 ng/mL, urinary samples can be positive for amphetamine for up to 5 days after intake of the drug. At the lower 300 ng/mL cut-off, amphetamine will be detectable one day longer… CONTINUE READING
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