Medical University of Bialystok. Toxicology Laboratory.
  • Updated 09.04.2021 by Zakład Medycyny Sądowej

    Toxicology Laboratory



    Toxicology Laboratory


    The Toxicology Laboratory's mission is a chemical examination, identification, and quantification of a drug, poison, or substance in the blood, urine, bile, vitreous and human tissue and interpretation of results (available as an option). 


    General screens and analytics are available for the following substances:

    • Ethyl Alcohol

    • Methyl Alcohol

    • Isopropanol

    • Ethylene Glycol

    • Phencyclidine (PCP)

    • Heroin

    • Fentanyl

    • Cocaine

    • Methamphetamine and Amphetamine

    • Miscellaneous Narcotics

    • Inhalants

    • Arsenic

    • Cyanide

    • Strychnine

    • Digoxin, Succinylcholine, and Insulin

    • Antidepressants

    • Mixed Drug Overdose

    • Barbiturates


    The following equipment is used for analysis at the Toxicology Laboratory: gas chromatography-mass spectrometry GC-MS (to confirm and quantitate material picked up by GC screens), two gas chromatographs GC (one dedicated to alcohol analysis), a UV spectrophotometer, an immunoassay system, one UV spectrometer, a CO oximeter, and an inductive coupled plasma spectrometer (ICP).