The Forensic Toxicology section offers service, research and training facilities within The Analytical Unit, St. George’s, University of London. The Unit is certified by the Department of Health as a GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) compliant facility.
We provide user-specific services for specialist toxicological analyses and the interpretation of toxicology data.
We measure drugs and endogenous compounds, using a wide variety of immunoassay, chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques.
Our analytical techniques include:
HPLC/MS/MS - using Sciex API 2000, API4000 and Waters ACQUITY UPLC systems with triple quadrupole mass-spectrometric detection
GC/MS - using a Hewlett Packard & Shimadzu GLC systems with EI & CI mass-selective detector
Head space GC/FID with dual column confirmation
HPLC with ultraviolet and fluorescence detection
Enzyme immunoassays – CEDIA / DRI
Fluorescence polarisation immunoassays (FPIA)
Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC)