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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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This staffing agency is using ABMC's RDS(R) InCup(TM), a point of collection drug test in an all inclusive cup format.
Constitution - withstood the city's efforts to drug test current employees.
The new law also requires substantive changes in the manner in which workers will be tested for drugs, adds intrastate workers to the list of employees who must submit to testing by law, mandates "split sample" urine collection procedures, and seeks to reduce the "cutoff" level (below which a "positive" drug test will be reported as "negative") for marijuana tests.
Wei noted that since 1995, not a single Chinese athlete flunked a drug test, while swimmers from the United States and Australia have tested positive.
The client will be using ABMC's Rapid Drug Screen drug test devices along with its Rapid Reader(TM) drug screen interpretation and data management system, to screen its employees for illicit drug use.
The Psychemedics' drug test is a proven, proprietary method called RIAH (radioimmunoassay of hair) which uses a small sample of human hair, rather than urine, to detect for drugs of abuse.
If an employee for a $25,000 position has to take a drug test before being welcomed into the fold, why not the recipient of a $25,000 athletic scholarship?
Under the system, every drug offender is required to pay $50 for the drug test, which is a requirement for some substance abuse diversion programs.
ABMC Chief Executive Officer Stan Cipkowski stated, "Rapid TOX has opened up a lot of doors for us in the workplace and occupational health markets and has helped us to provide another cost effective drug test to the criminal justice market.
Obtaining an accurate and reliable drug test result depends entirely on the provision of a fresh, uncontaminated specimen.