The necessity for drug screening is commonplace, as abuse of prescription and non-prescription drugs takes its grip globally and new drugs continually enter the market.
Randox Drugs of Abuse (DoA) assays together with the RX series analysers, quality control and EQA schemes, provide a comprehensive package for toxicology testing.
• Ready to use liquid reagents • Compatibility with SciTeck® adulteration applications avoids tampered samples evading detection • Excellent performance against other clinical toxicology applications • Enzyme Immunoassay detection method for DoA ensures accuracy and specificity of the highest standard • RIQAS (EQA) Urine Toxicology Programme and internal quality controls available • Applications can be provided for use on other analysers
Portable Kit Can Recover Traces of Chemical Evidence A chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a portable version of his method for recovering trace chemicals such as environmental pollutants and forensic evidence including secret graves and arson fire debris.Forensics Professor Detects Blood on Revolutionary War Projectiles More than 230 years after the Revolutionary War ended, Edinboro University professor of forensic science Dr. Ted Yeshion has found the presence of blood on buckshot recovered from a battlefield in upstate New York.Single Molecule Detection of Contaminants, Explosives or Diseases A technique that combines the ultrasensitivity of surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) with a slippery surface invented by Penn State researchers will make it feasible to detect single molecules of a number of chemical and biological species from gaseous, liquid or solid samples.Potential New Tool for Forensic Science Microbial communities associated with humans tick in predictable, clock-like succession following death.Perfecting Age Estimations Under 25 The Idaho State University Department of Anthropology has received a $510,409 grant from the National Institute of Justice to develop forensic science techniques to better identify individuals under 25 years of age for criminal justice purposes.Identifying Gender from a Fingerprint Culprits beware, a University at Albany research group, led by assistant chemistry professor Jan Halámek, is taking crime scene fingerprint identification to a new level.Viruses, Too, Are Our Fingerprint A group of researchers from the University of Helsinki and the University of Edinburgh have been the first to find the genetic material of a human virus from old human bones. Questioning the Validity of Forensic DNA Match Statistic Fifteen years of criminal cases with affected mixture evidence.Study Raises Questions About DNA Evidence University of Indianapolis researchers say contamination through secondary transfer of material could implicate the innocent or help the guilty go free.'Forensic Toolkit’ to Improve Evidence Detection and Analysis Students from The University of Dundee have been developing a forensic `toolkit’ that will allow investigators to determine the age of fingerprints, detect traces of steel on bone from stabbings, and produce a biosensitive spray that can reveal traces of bodily fluids at crime scenes.