Cansford Labs publishes new long-term study into what hair drug levels mean

Cansford Labs published a new research poster last week at the Society of Hair Testing Scientific meeting where it looked at the results of a study into what hair drug levels mean. Summarising the results of  nearly 15,000 hair samples

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Cansford Labs releases new study on Diagnostic Value of Hair Testing

Cansford Labs published a research study poster last week at the 22nd Society of Hair Testing Scientific Meeting held in Cardiff that examined the diagnostic value of sectioning hair samples for EtG analysis. Ethnyl Glucuronide (EtG) is a metabolite of

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Hair analysis in driving license issue and renewal in Brazil

Cansford Laboratories and ChromaTox Laboratories, our partner lab in Brazil, presented a poster at the recent Society of Hair Testing Scientific Meeting in Cardiff where we published the results of our hair testing activities in Brazil to support the Brazilian Government

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Cansford Labs MD John Wicks Presents Hair Testing Workshop at Community Care Live Manchester

Drug Testing: A Guide for Children and Families’ Social Workers One of the most appealing and interesting things about hair drug and alcohol testing is the impact it can have on real lives. The results can win back people’s job,

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Cansford Laboratories to Host 2017 Society of Hair Testing Scientific Meeting

Cansford Laboratories is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 22nd Scientific Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing, June 12-14, 2017. The event, hosted over three days in the Cardiff City Hilton Hotel, brings together a global

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Cansford Labs launches first UK-based steroid hair testing service

Bringing steroid hair testing back to Britain will save customers time and money Cansford Laboratories announces that it is the first UK laboratory to offer steroid hair testing analysed here in the UK. With anabolic steroid use on the rise

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Cut-off matters in drug testing!

In drug testing, “Cut-off” is a value which the results obtained in the analysis are compared against. When results are below the cutoff, they are considered as “Not Detected “or” Negative “, and when  above they are considered” Detected “or” Positive

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Cansford Laboratories achievements in 2015

As the year turns we at Cansford have been reflecting on what we have achieved and what were the highlights of 2015 for us as we grew our ability to be a leading hair drug testing company in the UK

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Cansford Laboratories is on the move!!

Cansford Laboratories is delighted to announce that has moved into a newly built state of the art laboratory in Pentwyn, Cardiff. The move has been driven by the recent acquisition of a number of new clients and increased demand from

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Hair analysis: back to the future

  John Wicks, Lizzie Wicks and I were very privileged to attend the Scientific Celebration held in Strasbourg, France on November 27, 2015 for the 20th Anniversary of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT), which  brought together world-leading specialists in

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