6-Acetylmorphine

Common/Brand Names
Heroin, Diamorphine
Expected Screen Results
Opiates
Expected Confirmation Results
6-Monoacetylmorphine / Morphine
Confirmation Cutoff
10
ng/mL
Detection Time
Up to
1
Days
Notes
Heroin is metabolized to 6-monoacetylmorphine (6-MAM) within 8-12 hours, identification of 6-MAM is conclusive evidence of heroin use.
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