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Toxicological screening for drugs of abuse in samples adulterated with household chemicals.

@article{Uebel2002ToxicologicalSF,
  title={Toxicological screening for drugs of abuse in samples adulterated with household chemicals.},
  author={R A Uebel and Cherylynn Angela Wium},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2002},
  volume={92 7},
  pages={
          547-9
        }
}
  • R. Uebel, C. Wium
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Medicine
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde
OBJECTIVES Urine samples that tested positive for two drugs of abuse, namely cannabis and methaqualone, were reassayed in the presence or absence of common household chemicals: Jik (sodium hypochlorite), Dettol (chloroxylenol), G-cide Plus (glutaraldehyde), Perle Hand Soap, ethanol, isopropanol and peroxide (20 volumes). These chemicals are frequently used for the adulteration of urine samples. SETTING Department of Pharmacology, University of Stellenbosch. METHODS Household chemicals, at… 
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