Analytical & Forensic Toxicology

The process of qualitative and quantitative estimation of chemicals that may exert adverse effects on living organisms with the application of the tools of analytical chemistry is called as Analytical toxicology. It can assist in the management and prevention of poisoning, therapeutic drug monitoring, forensic analysis and monitoring the drug abuse. Forensic toxicology can be defined as use of toxicology for the purpose of law; which is the most common technique of identifying any chemical which may serve as a causative agent to the damage of property, injury or death.