High Confidence, Non-Targeted Screening for Drugs of Abuse in Urine
6 January 2017

This application note describes a study in which the Thermo Scientific Q Exactive GC Orbitrap GC-MS/MS system was evaluated for the screening of drugs of abuse in real case urine samples. It details the sample preparation, instrument setup and data processing using the Thermo Scientific TraceFinder software. The results obtained demonstrate that the Thermo Scientific Q Exactive GC Orbitrap GC-MS/MS system in combination with Thermo Scientific  TraceFinder software is a powerful tool for the routine screening of drugs of abuse and chemical profiling of complex urine samples.