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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 […]

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How Long Does Oxycodone Stay in Your System?

The number of employees using drugs at work might surprise a lot of people. And at least 17 percent of drug use in the workplace includes opiates and a variety of depressants. For some, it’s not a big deal. But if you’re running a company, you likely should. Drug testing is the most reliable way to […]

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Do Antidepressants Show up on a Drug Test?

350 million people in the world suffer from depression at some point in their life. Thankfully, antidepressants can help to deal with the symptoms of depression and are hugely popular. It makes sense then that so many people are asking: do antidepressants show up on a drug test? While antidepressant meds aren’t included in drug screens, […]

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What Is the Most Accurate Drug Test?

Whether you’re concerned about a potential employee, a child, a parolee, or a recovering addict, keeping someone on the straight and narrow is never easy. Thankfully, today’s technology offers us far more tools than we had a few decades ago. Social media has a way of broadcasting people’s misdeeds, for example. In addition, drug tests […]

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How to Choose the Best Drug Test for Your Business

Drug use costs the US 740 billion dollars annually. If you want to ensure that some of that cost doesn’t get transferred to your business you may want to look into the best drug test for your business and employees.  You may not know where to start so keep reading to find out how to […]

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.