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Johns Hopkins Podcast: Fentanyl Test Strips

Dr. Susan Sherman, professor in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s department of health, behavior and society, discusses a recently published report that assessed the feasibility of checking illicit street drugs for fentanyl. The report, which was co-written with Dr. Traci Green at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University, found that low-cost test strips detect the presence of fentanyl with a high degree of accuracy, and that the vast majority of people who use street drugs are interested in using drug checking to help prevent overdoses.

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