Drug Testing Information
Health Screenings USA provides a full range of drug and alcohol testing services for employers and individuals in need of a drug or alcohol test nationwide.
Drug testing is a common method used by employers, courts, law enforcement the US Department of Transportation, the US Department of Defense and many universities and schools to determine if an individual has the presence of metabolites in their system resulting from the use of an illegal substance or a drug prohibited by law (such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin etc)
A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen such as urine, hair, blood, breath, finger nail and oral fluid/saliva. The common procedure for a drug test is to have a donor provide a specimen to a drug testing collection specialist, complete a chain of custody form and then the collector will send by currier the specimen to a laboratory for analysis and a determination if the specimen is negative or positive. Although there many laboratories in the United States which provide drug testing analysis, it is recommended that only a laboratory that is SAMHSA Certified is to be used when determining a drug testing result.
Drug test screening groups commonly used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug test,(panels specify how many drugs will be screened) however customized screening can be analyzed for drugs such as opiates, bath salts, synthetic cannabinoids and a wide range of prescription drugs.