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Buprenorphine Drug of Abuse Test

INSTANT-VIEW Buprenorphine / Norbuprenorphine
Drug of Abuse Test is now available for sale in the U.S.

It is a rapid immunoassay intended for professional use to detect buprenorphine and its metabolite norbuprenorphine in human urine at a cutoff level of 10 ng/ml. Its accuracy is 97.3%. The results can be read from 4 to 7 minutes. The test is FDA 510k cleared for sale in the U.S.

Buprenorphine is an analgesic drug that may be used as a heroin substitute and in detoxification treatment. It also occurs as an illicit drug on the black market. Fatalities have occurred when buprenorphine was used in combination with other drugs.