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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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New European guidelines for workplace drug testing in hair

The new guidelines by the European Drug Testing Society (EWDTS) has just been published. The EWDTS guidelines will assist laboratories and national accreditation bodies in Europe in developing policies, processes and procedures to bring consistency and ensure high quality drug testing services using hair

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Cansford was present at the Scientific Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in Bordeaux

James Nutt from Cansford presented at the Scientific Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) on “Hair analysis in the workplace: global harmonisation required”, June 2014. The only laboratory from the UK to present a scientific paper. Click here

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Do you know the signs of drug and alcohol use?!

Thanks to our friends at Screen4, a handy guide has been produced to help employers identify if their staff could be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The card can be viewed online here. The card accompanies the wide

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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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Does your organisation have a drug testing policy?

Do you have a drug testing policy in place within your organisation? If the answer is ‘no’ then this is really the place to start. We have a sample that you can download and here are some hints and tips

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