Toxicology Forensic Service

The Toxicology section analyzes blood, urine, and other biological samples from autopsies for alcohol and other drugs.

Which substances?

Our forensic toxicologists can assist in cases involving a wide range of substances, such as:

  1. Alcohol
  2. Drugs of abuse – illegal substances under the Misuse Of Drugs Act, and ‘legal’ substance including new psychoactive substances not yet classified (NPS)
  3. Medicines and pharmaceutical preparations
  4. Poisons
  5. Volatile substances
  6. Natural products