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Toxicology Testing Signs

If you experienced these symptoms or situations, you may want to consider having a toxicology test:

  • Periods of unconsciousness or lack of motor control
  • Amnesia or confused state with suspicion of a sexual assault having occurred
  • Amnesia or confused state after no known consumption of mind-altering substance or after a minimal consumption of alcohol
  • Patient's suspicion or belief they were drugged prior to or during sexual assault
  • The suspected ingestion of drugs having occurred within 96 hours of the exam
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This project was supported by Grant #2009-WF-AX-0014 awarded by the Violence Against Women Grants Office, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & Security Office of Grants & Research and subgranted to the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. Points of view in this document are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice or the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety Programs Division.