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Kratom: Identifying “a drug of concern”

August 27, 2020


Today’s podcast will cover testing for kratom, a drug of concern. Some of the key information shared will include:

  • What is kratom?

    • What is the chemical make-up?
  • Kratom toxicity and side effects
  • Testing for kratom
    • Why testing is important?
    • How to test for kratom
    • What testing will tell you

This episode features Jack Kain, PharmD, Quest Diagnostics medical science liaison, and Jeff Gudin, MD, senior medical advisor, Quest Diagnostics drug monitoring. 

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