Brown study: Fentanyl test strips effectively reduce young-adult opioid overdoses

FENTANYL TEST STRIPS are effective tools in reducing opioid overdoses in young adults, a team of Brown University researchers report. Above, Max Krieger, research assistant at Brown, shows a negative result for fentanyl, two solid red lines, on a test strip, /COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY.
PROVIDENCE — Brown University's School of Public Health researchers report fentanyl test strips are effective in preventing opioid overdoses and that community-based organizations would be the best distribution venues for the low-cost street drug testing method. Fentanyl test strips work like an over-the-counter pregnancy test, said Max Krieger, research assistant and the lead author of…

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