The Ketamine Urine HEIA is the newest addition to the comprehensive Specialty Diagnostix and Immunalysis Drugs of Abuse portfolio. Ketamine is used as an anesthetic and analgesic in emergency medicine, especially in situations where immediate pain relief is important. Because of its unwanted severe psychedelic episodes in adults, it is mostly used for children or individuals undergoing minor surgery. In addition, Ketamine is employed in veterinary medicine.
- Liquid, ready-to-use reagents, calibrators, and controls – no reconstitution required
- Application protocols for all major clinical chemistry analysers
- Packaging tailored to your laboratory’s unique needs
- Use of synthetic material to enhance stability of calibrators and controls, and to decrease risk of contamination
In many countries, Ketamine has become popular as a recreational drug. However, the side effects may include horror trips or the K-Hole, a slang term to describe the subjective state of dissociation from the body caused by ketamine. Ketamine is known under various street names such as K, Special K, Vitamin K, Kate, Keta, Ketamine C. Due to its purported ability to cause confusion and amnesiac effects, ketamine is sometimes used as a date rape drug.
This highly sensitive enzyme immunoassay provides a reliable and rapid method for the specific detection of Ketamine in human urine samples.