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: Carfentanil

Typically used to sedate elephants and other extremely large animals, carfentanil is one of the latest and most deadly opioids suspected in a new rash of overdoses around the country. Recent reports have also found the drug mixed with or disguised as heroin, and seized in several states including Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Florida.

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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 […]