Relationship between oral fluid and blood concentrations of drugs of abuse in drivers suspected of driving under the influence of drugs.

@article{Wille2009RelationshipBO,
  title={Relationship between oral fluid and blood concentrations of drugs of abuse in drivers suspected of driving under the influence of drugs.},
  author={Sarah M R Wille and Elke Raes and Pirjo Lillsunde and Teemu Gunnar and Marleen Laloup and Nele Samyn and Asbj\org Solberg Christophersen and Manfred R. Moeller and Karin P. Hammer and Alain Gaston Verstraete},
  journal={Therapeutic drug monitoring},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={511-9}
}
In recent years, the interest in the use of oral fluid as a biological matrix has increased significantly, particularly for detecting driving under the influence of drugs (DUID). In this study, the relationship between the oral fluid and the blood concentrations of drugs of abuse in drivers suspected of DUID is discussed. Blood and oral fluid samples were collected from drivers suspected of DUID or stopped during random controls by the police in Belgium, Germany, Finland, and Norway for the… CONTINUE READING