S George

Summary

Affiliation: City Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Application of the CEDIA 6-MAM assay to routine drugs-of-abuse screening
    Claire George
    The Regional Toxicology Laboratory, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, England
    J Anal Toxicol 26:233-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint An audit of the effectiveness of amphetamine isomer ratios as a marker of Dexedrine compliance in amphetamine abusers
    S George
    Regional Laboratory of Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Addict Biol 8:439-43. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A rapid GC-MS method for the determination of dihydrocodeine, codeine, norcodeine, morphine, normorphine and 6-MAM in urine
    C Meadway
    The Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 127:136-41. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Has the cocaine epidemic arrived in the UK?
    Steve George
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 143:187-90. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The development and application of a rapid gas chromatography-mass spectrometry method to monitor buprenorphine withdrawal protocols
    S George
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 143:121-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Position of immunological techniques in screening in clinical toxicology
    Steve George
    Toxicology Laboratory, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Clin Chem Lab Med 42:1288-309. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A snapshot of workplace drug testing in the UK
    S George
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:69-71. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Opiate concentrations following the ingestion of poppy seed products--evidence for 'the poppy seed defence'
    C Meadway
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 96:29-38. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Application and validation of a urinary methadone metabolite (EDDP) immunoassay to monitor methadone compliance
    S George
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 37:350-4. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The development and application of a gas chromatography-mass spectrometric (GC-MS) assay to determine the presence of 2-oxo-3-hydroxy-LSD in urine
    B T Burnley
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, UK
    J Anal Toxicol 27:249-52. 2003

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Application of the CEDIA 6-MAM assay to routine drugs-of-abuse screening
    Claire George
    The Regional Toxicology Laboratory, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, England
    J Anal Toxicol 26:233-5. 2002
    ..However, all positive results will still need to be confirmed by a more sensitive and specific technique...
  2. ncbi request reprint An audit of the effectiveness of amphetamine isomer ratios as a marker of Dexedrine compliance in amphetamine abusers
    S George
    Regional Laboratory of Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Addict Biol 8:439-43. 2003
    ..It is hoped that this technique may continue to be used to audit further the treatment in these individuals in the future to optimize their management...
  3. ncbi request reprint A rapid GC-MS method for the determination of dihydrocodeine, codeine, norcodeine, morphine, normorphine and 6-MAM in urine
    C Meadway
    The Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 127:136-41. 2002
    ..A statistically significant relationship was determined between the subject age and the 6-MAM concentration, possibly indicating opiate tolerance in these individuals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Has the cocaine epidemic arrived in the UK?
    Steve George
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 143:187-90. 2004
    ..7% in 1996 to 22% in 2002. This data would suggest that the use of cocaine has increased dramatically over the past few years, indicating that the arrival of the "cocaine epidemic" has now started to become a reality in the UK...
  5. ncbi request reprint The development and application of a rapid gas chromatography-mass spectrometry method to monitor buprenorphine withdrawal protocols
    S George
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 143:121-5. 2004
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  6. ncbi request reprint Position of immunological techniques in screening in clinical toxicology
    Steve George
    Toxicology Laboratory, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Clin Chem Lab Med 42:1288-309. 2004
    ..Without these links, interpretive errors could arise which could adversely affect the diagnosis and management of patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint A snapshot of workplace drug testing in the UK
    S George
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:69-71. 2005
    ..There is a growing trend towards workplace drug testing in the UK, but there is little published data associated with this work...
  8. ncbi request reprint Opiate concentrations following the ingestion of poppy seed products--evidence for 'the poppy seed defence'
    C Meadway
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 96:29-38. 1998
    ..These findings demonstrate that the poppy seed defence could be used as an argument in medico-legal and employment medical cases. Great care should therefore be taken when interpreting the data produced when screening for opiates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Application and validation of a urinary methadone metabolite (EDDP) immunoassay to monitor methadone compliance
    S George
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 37:350-4. 2000
    ..It is concluded that the Microgenics CEDIA EDDP assay is a sensitive and reliable technique to determine the compliance of subjects prescribed methadone for opiate detoxification and maintenance...
  10. ncbi request reprint The development and application of a gas chromatography-mass spectrometric (GC-MS) assay to determine the presence of 2-oxo-3-hydroxy-LSD in urine
    B T Burnley
    Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Teaching Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, UK
    J Anal Toxicol 27:249-52. 2003
    ..4). This rapid and sensitive technique should enable the Laboratory to perform future audits of LSD abuse throughout the West Midlands and facilitate differential diagnoses to be made between drug misuse and underlying organic disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of GC-MS opiate results in the presence of pholcodine
    C Meadway
    The Regional Laboratory for Toxicology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 127:131-5. 2002
    ..2mg/l total morphine can be achieved. This highlights the need for caution when interpreting confirmatory opiate data, especially in medicolegal and clinical cases, and in cases where the use of pholcodine is suspected...
  12. ncbi request reprint Are we getting what we pay for?
    Steve George
    Public Health Sciences and Medical Statistics, University of Southampton, Mailpoint 805, Level C, South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Public Health 120:1013-9. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint How many patients with haematological malignancy need the facilities offered by a district general hospital?
    Joe Low
    Health Care Research Unit, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University Medical School, Southampton
    J Public Health Med 24:196-9. 2002
    ..Demographic projections for the United Kingdom suggest that the incidence of haematological malignancy will increase by 20 per cent in the next 20 years, mostly as a result of demographic change...
  14. ncbi request reprint Consultants' new contract. Private practice is unlikely to be main cause of long waiting lists
    Steve George
    BMJ 325:99. 2002
  15. pmc NHS Direct audited
    Steve George
    BMJ 324:558-9. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Are hospital league tables calculated correctly?
    Steven A Julious
    Medical Statistics Group, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Public Health 121:902-4; discussion 905-8. 2007