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Hair testing

Ask the Experts: Hair drug test collections

May 18, 2021 By

The amount of hair needed for a hair drug test is approximately 100 milligrams made up of the first 1-½ inches from the root end. The hair is typically cut from the crown of the back of the head in a manner where it will not be as noticeable. Learn more about hair drug test collections.

Hair testing

Ask the experts: Effects of hair treatments on drug test results

April 6, 2021 By

Our scientific expert, Dr. Barry Sample, answers the question: Can products and treatments affect hair drug test results?

Urine testing

What is a regulated drug test?

July 9, 2019 By

A regulated drug test typically involves a urine or alcohol collection performed for specific agencies categorized as “safety-sensitive” workplaces because of the potential influence of their job on public safety.

Hair testing

Ask the experts: Can hair testing detect one-time drug use?

May 14, 2019 By

Employers who look for solutions to detect one-time drug use often ask if hair testing may be a viable option. We help to provide insight.

Collections

Ask the Experts: Drug test collection quality

September 30, 2016 By

We hold our collectors to the highest standards of quality by establishing chain of custody protocols, conducting audits, and reducing fatal flaws.

Collections

Ask the Experts: Drug Test Collection Site Options

July 26, 2016 By

With three types of drug test collection sites and thousands of locations, how do employers know which location best meets their needs?

New to Drug Testing

New to Drug Testing: Ask the experts

January 17, 2014 By

Our new column, “Ask the Experts” will feature real questions asked by our readers and will be answered by our industry experts.