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False Positive drug test

What is a False Positive on a Drug Test?

Posted on June 5, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
When people fail drug tests they often claim that it was faulty or there is some mistake. In most cases this is a ruse and the individual is dirty, but false positives on drug tests are real and many innocent patients have failed a drug test only to be vindicated later on by a confirmation. So what exactly is a false positive on a drug test and when is it just another attempt at subverting
Can a Drug Test Detect Gender

Can Drug Tests Detect Gender?

Posted on June 4, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
We’ve all heard the stories of a man bringing his wife’s urine to cheat on a drug test and when he asks the doctor about his results the doctor responds “well you’re clean on drugs, but did you know you were pregnant?”. Can drug tests detect gender, or is this an urban legend that is an entertainment trope? Can drug tests detect gender? This is actually a complicated question with many aspects. In the simplest
Drug Test at probation office
Drug testing parolees and probationers is one of the most complex and specialized instances of drug testing. The consequences are high and the subjects are very clever when it comes to tampering. Probationer officers and parolees alike often want to know which drug test probation offices use. Which drug tests do most probation offices use? The 12 Panel Clia Waived drug test is by far the most common test used by probation offices across the

Faint Lines on Drug Tests Explained

Posted on May 28, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
It is very common to have faint lines on drug tests. Most at home drug tests explicitly state that a faint line is a negative result, but customers still assume that it means there is some level of the drug present. Faint Lines on Drug Tests Are Negative Faint lines are always negative. The purpose of a drug test is to determine whether there is less or more of a certain concentration of metabolite present
CLIA Waived FDA HHS

What Does CLIA Waived Mean?

Posted on May 26, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
Almost all point of care drug tests are advertised as CLIA waived. Customers often want to know what does CLIA waived mean, and why is it so important? CLIA stands for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments. CLIA is a set of guidelines and regulations that are jointly enforced by the CDC (Center for Disease Control), CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) and FDA (Food and Drug Administration). In its most basic form the FDA categorizes
What Does BUP mean on a drug test

What is BUP On a Drug Test?

Posted on May 21, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
BUP on a drug test stands for Buprenorphine. When customers purchase a 12 panel drug test they usually recognize most of the abbreviations, but may be confused by the pharmaceuticals. What is BUP on a Drug Test? BUP stands for Buprenorphine. Buprenorphine (BUP) is an opioid that is most commonly used to treat chronic opioid addiction. It’s often prescribed as Suboxone, which contains naloxone to discourage misuse. Suboxone is prescribed in a tablet or strip
Can fake pee be detected in a drug test

Can Fake Pee be Detected in a Drug Test

Posted on May 21, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
One of the most recent trends in tampering and adulteration of drug testing is people using fake pee as a substitute for their own sample. Subjects have been using other people’s clean urine for decades, but have sometimes been surprised when the urine they brought failed for more drugs than their own urine would have. More and more people ask us “can fake pee be detected in a drug test?” because it would be a
home drug test vs. lab drug test
What is the difference between a home drug test vs. a lab drug test? A lot of customers assume that when a they go to a physical location to take a drug test that it’s more accurate. That’s not always the case, but there are some differences between a home drug test vs. lab drug test. Home Drug Test vs. Lab Drug Test Many organizations use home drug testing kits that are CLIA waived because