Which lab studies are performed for evaluation of opioid addiction?

Updated: Jun 21, 2018
  • Author: David W Dixon, DO; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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In case of historical or clinical evidence of IV drug abuse, perform the following:

  • LFT

  • Rapid plasma reagent (RPR)

  • Hepatitis viral testing

  • HIV testing

  • Blood cultures (in appropriate clinical setting)


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