Nowadays the use of the three biological samples, urine, saliva and hair, is widely accepted for the detection and monitoring of drug use. They are complementary and each sample type has different advantages depending on the purpose of the test. There is not a best sample for drug analysis, just the ideal sample for a particular purpose.
In the last two decades, there has been a dramatic increase in the study and characterization of drug abuse through analysis of hair.
Topics: Oral fluid testing
Topics: Hair drug testing
We have seen in recent months in the media a number of articles reflecting the increasing number of companies in the UK utilizing drug testing as a tool for potential health and safety and performance issues to detect drug use by employees or job candidates. This is what workplace drug testing is all about.