Research May Help in Forensic Toxicology in Identifying Heroin Abuse

“These findings can be of big help in the field of forensic toxicology as well as in other industries that need accurate drug results for various purposes. While there are some claims that poppy seed ingestion does not make false-positive results in hair tests, forensic specialists have doubts as to its accuracy. This is why urinalysis remains the top choice when it comes to detecting substance use.

Should the study regarding the use of marker for street heroin prove successful, a forensic toxicologist will be able to provide an expert opinion regarding a person’s heroin use based on the chemicals found on the urine sample.”


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