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29 06, 2017

Multi 12 Urine Drug Test Cup – A New Standard in Drug Testing

By |June 29th, 2017|Drug Test Cups|Comments Off on Multi 12 Urine Drug Test Cup – A New Standard in Drug Testing

Urine drug tests evaluate urine samples to detect the presence of certain illegal drugs and prescription medications. Drug testing is often done as a part of the pre-employment process, during admission in educational institutions and to determine eligibility for participation in sporting events. New point-of-care urine drug test cups provide faster test results in minutes. [...]

30 11, 2016

Drug of Abuse Testing Market Trends, 2016-2026

By |November 30th, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on Drug of Abuse Testing Market Trends, 2016-2026

Addiction to drugs such as methamphetamine, anabolic steroids, cocaine, heroin, inhalants, and marijuana is a serious health problem. Testing for drugs of abuse involves assessing urine samples for these drugs and the results play a crucial role detecting substance abuse or monitoring treatment compliance. Today, many workplaces and clinical labs rely on FDA-approved drug test [...]

28 10, 2016

What Employers and Employees Should Know about U.S. DOT Screening

By |October 28th, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on What Employers and Employees Should Know about U.S. DOT Screening

Increase in the use of illicit drugs and alcohol among employees has made drug testing mandatory for all work settings. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has mandated that employers in the transportation industry have strong drug and alcohol testing programs. All employees in safety-sensitive jobs such as aviation, trucking, mass transit, railroads, and pipelines [...]

3 10, 2016

Drug Testing in Rehab Centers – Accurate and Quick Results Needed to Meet Treatment Goals

By |October 3rd, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on Drug Testing in Rehab Centers – Accurate and Quick Results Needed to Meet Treatment Goals

Abstinence from drugs and alcohol is the major goal of substance abuse treatment programs in rehab centers. Highly accurate drug testing is necessary for the success of drug-alcohol addiction rehab programs. Timely quantitative results are crucial to attain the goal of successful addiction recovery. Drug testing is a positive aspect of drug addiction treatment in [...]

31 08, 2016

Global Need for Drug Testing Soars Way beyond the Olympics

By |August 31st, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on Global Need for Drug Testing Soars Way beyond the Olympics

The recent Rio Olympics 2016 saw widespread doping violations which were reported as the worst in the Game’s history. Drug screening has played a key role in determining drug use in this event and many Rio competitors were banned for returning positive drug tests. Doping scandal was a serious concern in the Olympics as well [...]

17 08, 2016

Drug Testing at Rio Olympics 2016

By |August 17th, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on Drug Testing at Rio Olympics 2016

Usage of drugs by sports athletes has been a controversial issue for many years. Athletes sometimes use artificial stimulants to achieve a physical and mental advantage over their opponents. The top offending drugs include - Darbepoetin for increased production of red blood cells and improved delivery of oxygen to the muscle tissues, Furosemide which is [...]

17 06, 2016

Onsite Drug Testing with the QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup

By |June 17th, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on Onsite Drug Testing with the QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup

Onsite drug testing is used for screeing at home or at work places and educational institutions, as it allows testing of many people at one place in less time. Such drug testing comes with benefits such as immediate results, no clinic fees, no need of training or any special skills, and no waiting for test [...]

4 03, 2016

QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup – A Fast and Sensitive Urinalysis Tool

By |March 4th, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup – A Fast and Sensitive Urinalysis Tool

Drug abuse is a growing concern in many countries throughout the world. Mainly recommended for professional athletes, job candidates and high school students, drugs of abuse screening determines what drugs or combinations of drugs a person may have taken. The QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup is an easy-to-use immuno-chromatographic assay for rapid, qualitative detection [...]

30 01, 2015

Workplace Drug Testing Increasing in the UK

By |January 30th, 2015|Drug Testing|Comments Off on Workplace Drug Testing Increasing in the UK

Advanced technologies are making it possible to test drugs or blood samples rapidly. According to a recent report, four leading screening companies - Alere, Synergy Health, LGC Group and BioClinics - said that workplace drug testing has increased significantly in the UK. Two companies saw rises of 100% and 470% in number of tests carried [...]

6 11, 2014

Drug Testing – Why Pediatricians and Laboratories Need to Collaborate

By |November 6th, 2014|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Drug Testing – Why Pediatricians and Laboratories Need to Collaborate

Pediatricians play a critical role in detecting, dissuading, delaying, and reducing drug abuse by children. That's why these specialists need to understand and have the capability to effectively utilize the tools and strategies to carry out these actions. However, testing for drugs of abuse is a complicated task which comprises several laboratory tests. Also, studies [...]