Analysis of 26 Natural and Synthetic Opioids in Blood and Urine Using Clean Screen® DAU SPE and a Selectra® DA UHPLC Column
contributed by UCT |
In recent years, drug abuse has become one of the leading causes of accidental deaths across the country. The opioid crisis was one of the main manifestations of drug-related addictions that caused severe dependency and, in too many cases, fatal overdoses. In this application note, UCT offers a simple yet effective procedure to extract and monitor an extensive panel of opiates in blood and urine using solid-phase extraction (SPE) combined with ultra-high performance liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry (UHPLCMS/MS). Clean Screen® DAU is UCT’s flagship SPE cartridge that can be used to extract a wide range of natural and synthetic opioids with excellent recoveries and overall precision.
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