Tetrahydrocannabinol stability in whole blood: plastic versus glass containers.

@article{Christophersen1986TetrahydrocannabinolSI,
  title={Tetrahydrocannabinol stability in whole blood: plastic versus glass containers.},
  author={Asbj{\o}rg Solberg Christophersen},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  year={1986},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          129-31
        }
}
The stability of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in whole blood during storage was investigated. Two types of containers were used: plastic tubes (polystyrene) and glass vials. Freshly drawn blood was spiked with 10 pmol THC/mL and stored for four days at room temperature (20 degrees to 25 degrees C). The material was kept for four weeks at -20 degrees C. Blood samples from 16 persons apprehended by the police on suspicion of cannabis smoking were collected into the two types of containers and… CONTINUE READING

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