Category: Oral fluid testing

Is it possible to have next day hair drug and alcohol test results?

All Cansford Laboratories’ clients receive comprehensive results, including a witness statement if required, within 3 days of sample arrival. The proof of the pudding is in the eating! With this in mind, we are happy to show our performance in the graph below:

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Drug testing

There are various ways of testing to see if someone has been using drugs. One of these is using hair, which shows what drugs have been used over a period of months, whereas testing with urine and saliva (oral fluid)

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Drug and alcohol testing in 3-day turnaround time

We are very pleased to announce this month the results showing turnaround time for drug and alcohol testing at Cansford Labs in the last 12 months… 94% of results were delivered next day! This shows that our commitment to a turnaround time

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Understanding “cut-offs” in drug testing

Why a result may be reported as “Not detected” even though the individual has taken some drugs When testing drugs in urine, saliva or hair samples, results are evaluated against “cut-offs” for each of these type of samples for interpretation before

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Toxicology: Oral Fluid Drug Testing

The analysis of drugs of abuse in oral fluid is becoming more widely used and accepted across a number of testing disciplines, particularly because it is so simple to collect in comparison to urine. Oral fluid testing is now practiced

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How to choose the best hair sample collector

The degree of training varies tremendously from company to company yet it is this part of the drug & alcohol testing process that is most commonly the weakest link in the ‘chain of custody’ process and therefore the most liable

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Workplace drug testing policy

In the Workplace, drug testing has many benefits; it can have a deterrent effect on existing employees and can be used to screen new employees. Random drug tests for existing employees The main use of drug testing in the workplace

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Which sample to use in drug testing?

Nowadays the use of the three biological samples, urine, saliva and hair, is widely accepted for the detection and monitoring of drug use. They are complementary and each sample type has different advantages depending on the purpose of the test.

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Oral Fluid Testing for Recent Drug Use Episode (or Incident)

Advances in drug testing Over the past few years there have been major advances in Drug Testing and the use of alternative specimens to blood and urine for establishing exposure to drugs has become widespread. The alternatives include hair, sweat

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