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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Hospital Blood Testing

How Safe is Your Sample?

How safe is your sample when taken for hospital blood testing? Will your blood test be tampered with? Are lab staff and police trustworthy and responsible? Are professional and mechanical skill trustworthy counterparts when your blood test is in question?   As seasoned professionals in this field we can tell…

expert witness

The Frye Standard and You

Expert witnesses are invaluable additions to any given court case. They provide insight, can validate testimonies with scientific fact, and support or dispute cases based on this fact and their high levels of experience. Due to the heavy weight that expert testimony can hold in a court case, it’s understandable…

Okorie Okorocha

Drug Facilitated Crimes Series – Result Interpretation

Experts such as Okorie Okorocha are necessary professionals during drug facilitated crimes (DFCs). These include cases such as robbery and assault. DFCs have become more and more prevalent in society. This increase means that forensic toxicologists and expert witnesses are now more important than ever. Even just one facet of…

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Recent Blog Articles

Drug Toxicology: Impairment & Driving

Driving while under the influence of drugs (DUID) is a serious and potentially fatal offense. Part one of this drug toxicology series will focus on what happens if a person is caught driving under the influence of drugs, the forensic tests needed as well as the challenges that arise when…

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Drug Testing: Sweat Patches 101

Analysis of biological fluids and tissues provide the most reliable method to documenting human drug exposure. The chemical analysis of human sweat in the form of drug testing sweat patches has become an effective method of monitoring drug use over an extended period of time. The sensitivity, specificity and reliability…

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NarcoPouch Test False Positive Dilemma

From as early as the 1900’s, police and investigators across the United States have used NarcoPouch tests to detect illegal drugs and substances. The NarcoPouch test offers a simple and easy way to detect illicit substances; officers simply have to drop the suspected sample into the pouch and watch for…

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