Department of Pathology


The Division of Toxicology provides clinical, industrial (pre-employment), and forensic toxicology services to the Ohio State Medical Center and external clients through University Reference Labs

Testing areas include:

  • Immunosuppressant analysis
  • Pain management

Clinical toxicology:

  • Drug identification
  • Toxic alcohol analysis
  • ED STAT drug testing
  • Assessment of neonatal drug exposure

Forensic Toxicology:

  • Ohio Department of Health (ODH) certified
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Court testimony provided in legal proceedings

Latest technology includes:

  • LC/MS/MS for definitive drug analysis
  • GC/MS for quantitative drug analysis
  • Alternative matrix analysis of unique specimen types