Published Online: 1 April 1974
Page Count: 6
Principal forensic toxicologist, Toxicology Laboratories, Office of the State Medical Examiner, Newark, N.J.
Forensic scientist, Toxicology Laboratories, Office of the State Medical Examiner, Newark, N.J.
(Received 8 February 1973; accepted 25 July 1973)
The utilization of chromatography, fluorometry, and spectrophotometry for the qualitative identification and quantitative determination of drugs and their metabolites in biological materials is well established [1,2]. The need to develop an even more sensitive and reliable procedure for the detection of narcotics, primarily morphine and related compounds, has never been so urgent as in the recent past.
Paper ID: JFS10176J