Year:2022   Volume: 12   Issue: 2   Area: Sağlık Bilimleri

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Zainab Satea A. Fattah ,Lara Ghali A. Ali

Performance Evaluation of Rapid Single Multi-Drug Test Cup Device for Detection Valium, Smoking, Hookah in a Sample of Iraqi People

There has been much recent interest in the utility of rapid, easy to use non- instrumental urine drug testing devices for a variety of clinical and non- clinical application: emergency roam, regulated and non- regulated work places, children and student, a various criminal justice setting and even at home. This survey study based on evaluation the sensitivity and specificity of rapid single multi- drug test cup on detection of cigarette, Shisha smoking as well as valium abusers in urine specimens of 45 volunteer people in Baghdad, Iraq. The results show that the percent of positivity in cigarette smokers & Shisha smokers groups was 1 (6.67%) and 14 (93.33%) were negative (P≤0.0001), while in Valium abusers was 2 (13.13%) positive and 13 (86.87%) were negative (P≤0.0001), in non-smokers the percent of positive was 0 (0.00%) and 15 (100%) (P≤0.0001), in control group was 2 (8%) positive and 23 (92%) were negative (P≤0.0001). as a conclusion from current study results that the percent of positive was low 6 (7.06%) compared to negative 79 (92.94%) with significance differences between them (P≤0.01).

Keywords: Performance Evaluation, Rapid Single Multi-Drug Test, Detection Valium, Smoking, Hookah


Performance Evaluation of Rapid Single Multi-Drug Test Cup Device for Detection Valium, Smoking, Hookah in a Sample of Iraqi People

There has been much recent interest in the utility of rapid, easy to use non- instrumental urine drug testing devices for a variety of clinical and non- clinical application: emergency roam, regulated and non- regulated work places, children and student, a various criminal justice setting and even at home. This survey study based on evaluation the sensitivity and specificity of rapid single multi- drug test cup on detection of cigarette, Shisha smoking as well as valium abusers in urine specimens of 45 volunteer people in Baghdad, Iraq. The results show that the percent of positivity in cigarette smokers & Shisha smokers groups was 1 (6.67%) and 14 (93.33%) were negative (P≤0.0001), while in Valium abusers was 2 (13.13%) positive and 13 (86.87%) were negative (P≤0.0001), in non-smokers the percent of positive was 0 (0.00%) and 15 (100%) (P≤0.0001), in control group was 2 (8%) positive and 23 (92%) were negative (P≤0.0001). as a conclusion from current study results that the percent of positive was low 6 (7.06%) compared to negative 79 (92.94%) with significance differences between them (P≤0.01).

Anahtar Kelimeler: Performance Evaluation, Rapid Single Multi-Drug Test, Detection Valium, Smoking, Hookah


For Cited

Fattah, Z. S. A. & Ali, L. G. A. (2022). Performance Evaluation of Rapid Single Multi-Drug Test Cup Device for Detection Valium, Smoking, Hookah in a Sample of Iraqi People. Journal of Current Researches on Health Sector, 12 (2), 105-110.


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