The UK is bracing itself for an epidemic of a drug that kills more Americans than cancer, heart disease or guns.
With heroin in potential short supply, there is a possibility that users will look to substitute with Fentanyl. Much more potent than heroin and with a higher risk of overdose, the UK could be facing some serious fall out. Testing for Fentanyl sits under the FTS extended opiate panel. A standard opiate test with a request for notification of any additional compounds will highlight the presence of Fentanyl.
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Article from The Telegraph