NACB: Emergency Toxicology PDF

The National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry

Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines

Recommendations For The Use Of Laboratory Tests To Support Poisoned Patients Who Present To The Emergency Department

Published Guidelines -- PDF Format

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Table of Contents


Introduction and Needs Assessment


Section I

General Principles for Drug Testing to Support ED Toxicology

Section II

Recommendations on Analytical and Reporting Issues for Drugs-of-Abuse Testing by Immunoassays

Section III

Section III. Recommendations for Specific Analysis of Ethyl Alcohol and Other Toxic Alcohols

Section IV

Recommendations on Laboratory Assays for Other Toxicants as Causes of Poisonings






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