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Comparison between a four drug road side testing device, frontline and Syva Emitt for opiates, cannabis, amphetamine, cocaine in urine. Mercier-Guyon, C

By: Mercier-Guyon, CPublication details: Alcohol, drugs and traffic safety, 2000; T2000, Stockholm, May 22-26, 2000. Paper, Description: 7 sSubject(s): Sweden | Conference | Drugs | Test | Equipment | | Accuracy | Urine | Performance | | France | 842Bibl.nr: VTI P4030:15Location: Abstract: A recent French law implements drug detection for drivers involved in fatal accidents. In this frame, a multiple drug test for opiates, cannabis, cocaine and amphetamine were to be evaluated. The CORTEZ DrugScan 4 Drugs was compared to: 1) Frontline for cannabis, opiates, cocaine; and 2) Syva Emitt II for amphetamines. The results for the CORTEZ Drugscan 4 Drugs show a good performance in term of specificity, compared with Frontline and Syva. DrugScan 4 Drugs allows, due to its qualities of sensitivity and specificity, a reliable detection of drugs metabolites in urine. Actually tested in the France of the ROSITA Project, DrugScan 4 Drugs is also appreciated for its easy use and reading.
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A recent French law implements drug detection for drivers involved in fatal accidents. In this frame, a multiple drug test for opiates, cannabis, cocaine and amphetamine were to be evaluated. The CORTEZ DrugScan 4 Drugs was compared to: 1) Frontline for cannabis, opiates, cocaine; and 2) Syva Emitt II for amphetamines. The results for the CORTEZ Drugscan 4 Drugs show a good performance in term of specificity, compared with Frontline and Syva. DrugScan 4 Drugs allows, due to its qualities of sensitivity and specificity, a reliable detection of drugs metabolites in urine. Actually tested in the France of the ROSITA Project, DrugScan 4 Drugs is also appreciated for its easy use and reading.

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