TITLE

Urine opiate screening: false-positive result with levofloxacin

AUTHOR(S)
Shafiq, Qaiser; Mutgi, Anand
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/19/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 15, p1644
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 96-year-old woman who was admitted in acute delirium with moderate to severe dementia after reporting decrease in appetite and generalized weakness. The patient began having auditory and visual hallucinations the day after admission and her mental status and respiratory distress became wore. The article discusses enzyme immunoassay qualitative techniques for urine screening and floroquinolones, such as levofloxacin.
ACCESSION #
54723436

 

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