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drug screening

Clinical toxicology A method for identifying the presence of one or more drugs of abuse, usually in urine, by 'stat' methods–eg, EMIT–enzyme-mediated immunologic technique, FPIA–fluorescence polarization immunoassay, TLC; DS is used in the ER, for preemployment testing, and identifies the most commonly abused substances–eg, cocaine, opiates, tranquilizers, sedatives–barbiturates, and hallucinogens–PCP, LSD, tetrahydrocannabinol
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The Civil Service Commission (CSC) provincial field office here reiterates the conduct of mandatory random drug test for public officials and employees required under CSC Memorandum Circular No.
The senator also said the on-the-spot drug test, conducted using a 'do-it-yourself drug testing kit,' was not only inaccurate but also a violation of due process of law.
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A second positive drug test would make them ineligible for a full year unless they attend a substance abuse treatment program.
The Northern Police District (NPD) yesterday conducted a random drug test on its own men and women to determine if there are any drug dependents within their ranks.
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Many responded, stating that their school did not drug test employees beyond the U.
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