Unknown substance identification

Description: 
Identification of unknown substances can be carried out using LC-HR-MS with an extensive compound spectral library of >1,000 compounds – NB: contact the laboratory directly prior to sending these specimens to discuss specific requirements.
Sample type and Volume required: 
Tablets, crushed tablets, powders, drug wraps, cigarette butts, smoking products, syringe contents, injection vials and unknown liquids can all potentially be analysed. Please contact the laboratory prior to sending these samples to discuss specific requirements.
Turnaround time: 
10 working days
Storage and transport: 
Please contact the laboratory prior to sending these samples to discuss specific requirements. DO NOT send syringes with needles.
Contacts:
Toxicology Department at King's Hospital
020 3299 5881
kch-tr.toxicology@nhs.net
King's College Hospital
Bessemer Wing - 3rd Floor
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

 *SLaM - South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

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Last updated: 09/12/2019