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Methodologies Mini-Course: Dried Blood Spots to Test Smoking Status

More and more research is being conducted remotely (e.g., online, via phone) but biochemical confirmation of smoking status is still needed. Dried blood spots not only allow an opportunity for this, but offer a number of advantages over more traditional biological samples. In this short course, SRNT-U Director of Clinical Research Alicia Allen covers the background, advantages and logistics of this method.