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Everything You Need to Know About the DOT Drug Test

More than forty-three percent of fatally injured drivers tested positive for drugs in 2016. The truth is that driving and drugs are not a good mix. It’s particularly important that those whose job it is to get passengers safely from point A to point B are not under the influence. That’s why the Department of Transportation has […]

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Your Guide to the Different Types of Drug Tests

Studies show nearly seven out of 10 Americans have used drugs at some point in the workplace. Fortunately, there are ways to combat this issue before it happens. Many employers utilize pre-employment drug testing to ensure candidates aren’t a part of this statistic. This isn’t limited to the workplace either, as drug tests can be […]

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Why Choose Nail Drug Testing?

According to one study, one in seven Americans have used non-prescribed drugs while they were at work.  This is why it’s always important to have a drug test during the hiring process. You could even have random drug tests throughout the company. There are many kinds of ways to test for drugs. A less common […]

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How Often Can You Drug Test in the Workplace?

Employers may use drug screens to eliminate workplace problems. The use of drugs could cause high employee turnover, absenteeism, or even workplace accidents. On the other hand, using drugs may cause violence and low productivity.  Therefore, as an employer, it is ideal to have your workers take pre-employment drug tests. Your staff can also take a […]

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How Ketosis Affects a Breathalyzer Test

Right now, a lot of people are turning to the keto diet as a means to get their health and nutrition in order.  While this diet has shown a lot of promise, it also comes with its downsides. Perhaps the oddest side effect of this diet is ketosis breath, which can trigger a false positive […]

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Blood Alcohol Test Vs. Breathalyzer: Which to Use

When a traffic officer pulls you over, you have a choice between a breathalyzer or blood test. Depending on the state, you can either refuse or pick one of both tests. The constitutionality of implied consent in a DUI is a hot button issue wherever you go. Even then, you likely will have to pick […]

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What’s an EtG Test and Why Would You Need It?

Testing a person for the presence of alcohol is an essential step for a number of procedures of alcohol abstinence. A person’s blood alcohol levels will be high immediately and a few hours after drinking, but many programs need to know whether a person has had a drink in the days after it would have […]

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Maintaining the Chain of Custody in Lab Testing for Legal Purposes

“We the jury…find the defendant, Orenthal James Simpson, not guilty of the crime of murder.” This verdict from the trial of the century in 1995 shocked many Americans.  While that verdict of not guilty is a highly debated topic of conversation, it isn’t too surprising due to lack of strong, defensible evidence. Much of the […]

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Promoting Productivity and Employee Safety: Drug Testing in the Workplace

More than 28 million people in the U.S have used an illegal drug in the past 30 days. Alcohol, while not illegal, kills 88,000 people every year. The implications for employers in this country are significant, from increased health care costs for employees to on-the-job injuries. Statistics like these help to explain why 57 percent of employers […]

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How Drug Tests Work for Saliva and Urine Screening

Out of all working Americans, 7.7% have an alcohol use disorder and 15.6% have another substance abuse disorder. While percentages are increasing, productivity and safety are decreasing, and this isn’t solely an issue in the workplace. One way to combat this issue is to require drug tests. They allow you to see if someone is […]

Order a Test

Whether you are an individual looking to get a drug test done today or an employer looking to get a pre-employment drug test done today, ordering a test online is easier than ever! Just submit your order online, receive your test authorization by email, go to your local clinic to be tested, and receive your test results in 24 to 48 hours.