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Forensic Toxicology Laboratory

Testing and Expert Testimony for Medical and Legal Investigations into Death, Poisoning or Drug Abuse


Forensic toxicology uses toxicology, analytical chemistry, pharmacology, clinical chemistry and other disciplines to aid medical or legal investigation of death, poisoning or drug abuse. For more than 30 years, the SLUCare Forensic Toxicology Laboratory has provided excellent service to St. Louis City and surrounding counties, as well as jurisdictions nationwide.

Forensic Toxicology Laboratory Features

  • Volatile testing
  • Comprehensive drug testing
  • Individual drug confirmation and quantitation
  • Turnaround times in compliance with National Academy of Medical Examiners requirements
  • Competitive pricing
  • Experienced toxicologists — more than 10 years' experience per provider

Expert Witness and Forensic Consulting

  • Doctoral-level experts
  • Depositions
  • Expert courtroom testimony
  • Independent case review
  • Retesting

Documents/Forms

Forensic Toxicology Test Menu with Descriptions
Forensic Toxicology Sample Collection Guidelines
Forensic Toxicology Laboratory Requisition
Forensic Toxicology Price List

Accreditations

CLIA Certificate of Accreditation
CAP Accreditation

Hours of Operation

Our hours are Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. We are closed weekends, holidays and SLUCare holidays.

Contact Us

Phone: 314-615-0822
Fax: -314-521-1478

For questions or more information, including ordering specimen collection kits, email robert.blechle@health.slu.edu.

Address for Deliveries

SLUCare Forensic Toxicology Laboratory
6059 North Hanley Road
Berkeley, MO 63134