Tag: Laboratory Accreditation

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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Everything you need to know about laboratory accreditation and need to ask

Three key questions to assure yourself that your test result will be accurate It can be difficult to find your way through the maze of different accreditations that laboratories loudly proclaim will assure you of a quality service when providing

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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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Cansford Labs guidelines for drug testing in the workplace – Part 2

Understanding cut-off When testing drugs in urine, saliva or hair samples, results are evaluated against established “cut-offs” for each of these type of sample before the issue of certificate of analysis. “Cut-off” is a value which the results obtained in the analysis

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Drug hair tests reports 3 days guaranteed

Can you afford to wait several weeks for drug hair testing results? Cansford Laboratories will get competitively priced routine drug results to you within 3 working days as a standard service at no extra cost. Our turnaround time has a

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Supporting evidence based practice in child protection cases: quality of hair analysis results

The quality of the analysis of drugs in biological material in the forensic area is important because the results of the analysis affect judicial decisions. When you, a Social Worker or a Legal professional, request a drug test in hair

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Accreditation for Drug Testing Laboratories Explained

Do you really need an accredited testing laboratory? Drug/alcohol testing laboratories do not have to be accredited in order to analyse samples, i.e., it is not a regulated industry like some regulated industries e.g. financial institutions are regulated by the

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