Tox Tuesday: Neogen’s exclusive 6-AM ELISA test

As the forensic industry responds to the increased abuse of heroin, Neogen’s toxicology division has developed an ELISA kit for the specific detection of 6-Acetylmorphine (6-AM), a unique metabolite and definitive biomarker for heroin abuse. The below infographic provides more information about heroin abuse across Europe. For more information on the kit and Neogen’s European […]

Tox Tuesday: Heroin use and abuse infographic

Over the past decade, heroin use and abuse has continued to skyrocket everywhere. The below infographic provides more knowledge on the epidemic and Neogen’s new forensic toxicology test kit that can detect a metabolite of heroin known as 6-acetylmorphine (or 6-AM).

Neogen launches rapid test for 6-acetylmorphine (6-AM)

Neogen has introduced a screening test that offers ultra-sensitive detection of 6-AM (a.k.a., 6-MAM and 6-monoacetylmorphine). 6-AM is a unique metabolite of heroin.

Neogen’s new, simple 6-AM test kit has been validated for use with whole blood, serum, urine and oral fluid samples, and is compatible with automated and semi-automated instruments. The new kit has […]