Forensic Toxicology

Forensic toxicology provides specialized, comprehensive toxicology services to the medical and legal investigations of death, poisoning, and drug use. Forensic toxicology needs an integrated approach because it involves chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and epidemiology. Tests performed include alcohol, medications, and illegal substances such as cocaine, cannabinoids, and amphetamines in blood and urine specimens.

PacTox’s forensic testing procedures satisfy the most rigorous requirements of forensic laboratory analysis and qualify as evidence in the courts of law. In addition, PacTox provides services in expert testimony, consultation, documentation, and case review.

PacTox is licensed as a Forensic Alcohol Laboratory by the California Department of Health Services. The laboratory is registered with the Federal and California State DEA for possession of all scheduled of controlled substances for examination, gravimetric analysis, and comparative testing purposes.

Please select a test for more information.

Name Code Method
Alcohol, Blood (Ethanol) Forensic97000GC FIDmore info
Alcohol, Urine (Ethanol) Forensic96000GC FIDmore info
Amphetamines Quant/Conf, Urine93011GC/MSmore info
Barbiturates Quant/Conf, Urine93016GC/MSmore info
Cannabinoids (Marijuana) - Urine Confirmation / Quantit93015GC/MSmore info
Cocaine & Metabolite(Benzoylecgonine),Urine 91050GC/MSmore info
Drug Panel 10 Urine: Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Be94510EIA Screen GC/MS Confirmmore info
Drug Panel 5 Urine - non SAMHSA: Amphetamines, Cocain94505EIA Screen GC/MS Confirmmore info
Drug Panel 5 Urine w/Urine Alcohol: Amphetamines, Coc96505EIA Screen GC Eth Confirm GC/MS Confirmmore info
Ecstasy (MDMA), Urine90142GC/MSmore info
Retest for Cannabinoids93002GC/MSmore info
Retest for Cocaine (BE)93003GC/MSmore info
Retest for Phencyclidine93005GC/MSmore info