Toxicology Laboratory serves all 100 counties of the North Carolina Medical
Examiner System by providing forensic analytical testing of
specimens and evidence from medical examiner cases. The laboratory
is responsible for analytical testing, records maintenance and
review of analytical testing for more than 8000 medical examiner
cases annually. The staff which consists of toxicologists, chemists,
laboratory technicians and administrative technicians, performs
more than 20,000 analytical tests each year.
of Toxicology Results
Note: This information has been provided as a reference guide only. Toxicologists at
the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (NC-OCME) are limited
to interpreting information for our own cases. If your inquiry does not concern
a medical examiner case from North Carolina your email will be discarded without
There are numerous expert consultants who can be contacted for such inquiries.
The Society of Forensic Toxicologists ( www.soft-tox.org )
and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences ( www.aafs.org )
provide links that may help you contact some of these experts. The NC-OCME Toxicology
Laboratory has no business affiliation with these consultants and, as such, does
not specifically recommend any of them.