Exposure to drugs is a concern when considering concentrations in biological samples.  Whether intentional, accidental, or medically necessary, exposure can happen in many ways.  Understanding how a drug enters the body is essential in understanding how the drug will affect the body.  This presentation is designed to discuss exposure toxicology and how exposure to drugs occur and how the body responds.


  • Intro/History of exposure toxicology
  • Routes of exposure 
  • Dose-Response relationship 
  • Drug class exposure 
  • Matrixes use for sampling


Upon completion of this course, the attendee will:

  1. Be familiar and able to define exposure toxicology.
  2. Have an understanding of the Dose/Response relationship
  3. Understand drug class exposure
  4. Know different matrix samples used for analysis.