Nathalie Desrosiers, Ph.D., F-ABFT
Forensic Laboratory Team Leader – Toxicology/Chef d’équipe – Services de toxicologie
Royal Canadian Mounted Police/Gendarmerie royale du Canada
Data on oral fluid drug testing has dramatically increased over the last two decades. Increased scientific literature and the development of new technologies have contributed to the rise of oral fluid drug testing, which are now used for on-site detection of drugs as well as laboratory testing. Advantages and disadvantages of oral fluid cannabinoid testing and the analytical challenges associated with the detection of cannabinoids will be discussed.