Tag: Alcohol hair testing

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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Cansford to join worldwide hair drug test experts in São Paulo

The 20th Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) – São Paulo 2015 is hosted by Cansford’s sister laboratory in Brazil, Laboratório Chromatox and is supported by the Society of Brazilian Toxicologists (SBTox – Sociedade Brasileira de Toxicologia). Cansford Laboratories is taking a prominent role

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New consensus on alcohol markers in hair published by SoHT

The latest edition of the consensus for the use of alcohol markers in hair was published by the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) on 10 September 2014. Click here to read consensus The consensus was discussed at the SoHT’s annual

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Increased sensitivity of hair alcohol test for abstinence assessment

  Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) is a specific alcohol marker in hair that can detect alcohol consumption over weeks and months. At Cansford we have been performing assessments of EXCESSIVE drinking using the EtG marker in hair.   Now we have extended

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