Why choose toxicology:  Toxicology testing can performed if you are concerned about drug overdose, use of illegal substances and for a variety of reasons. Talk to the Autopsy Center about your concerns and questions.

What is done: Toxicology testing consists of

  • Retrieval of a sample of blood
  • Laboratory testing of the blood sample for multiple common medications and drugs of abuse

 
Note:

  • Retrieval of other fluids or tissue for toxicology testing can also be performed
  • Testing for specific drugs can also often be performed
  • Retrieval of remaining hospital blood samples can also sometimes be coordinated

 

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