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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 global drug screening market is dominated by North America, followed by Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW).
Cherie Enterprises LLC's new Tru-Catch[R] urine specimen collection system can enhance drug screening by allowing for the collection of a sterile sample without the use of one's hands.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 30, 2005 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation today announced that it has verified the effectiveness of a new drug screening system, ChemMinerTM, which utilizes data mining techniques such as active learning (note 1), enabling a ten-fold improvement in screening performance, resulting in an approximate 90% decrease in screening cost, as compared with conventional screening systems.
This discovery is a firm foundation on which we will broaden and deepen our novel drug screening capabilities"
The California Supreme Court has declined to review a Court of Appeal decision that says private employers can enact reasonable drug screening.
It goes on to inform all prospective employees that they will be required to provide a urine sample for drug screening as a condition of employment (mandatory drug screening is legal in Oregon), and that the nursing home reserves the right to conduct random drug screening at any time.
This is followed by continued treatment at regular meetings in a recovery program and periodic drug screening for no less than two years.
The eChain([R]) system automates all aspects of the drug screening process including: gathering initial applicant data, sending donors to the correct collection site and final reporting of test results via the internet.
National Drug Screening Awarded Nationally Accredited For Administration of Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs Status.
In so doing, they combine the latest technological developments with strategic outlooks, such as novel cell and tissue systems for drug screening and testing, as well as emerging in vitro culture technologies.
Mobile Drugs Screen, by comparison, provides reliable and proven drug screening care 24 hours a day, seven days a week at a cost competitive price.
Under the agreement, IntelliCorp will offer businesses and nonprofits the option to choose among several different drug screening solutions.