drug screening

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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Tenders are invited for Drug Screening Examinations
Today, 28 years later, employee drug screening is more necessary than ever thanks to greater employment and sky-rocketing drug and substance abuse.
Kadimastem, an Israeli biotechnology company, has entered a collaboration with Merck Serono to provide drug screening for multiple sclerosis (MS) and potential other neurodegenerative diseases.
NESS ZION A, Israel, August 4, 2014 -- Israeli biotechnology company Kadimastem (TASE: KDST) reports that it has signed a collaboration agreement with Merck to carry out drug screening in the neurodegenerative diseases space for multiple sclerosis (MS), and potential other neurodegenerative diseases.
NESS ZIONA, Israel, August 4, 2014 -- Israeli biotechnology company Kadimastem (TASE: KDST) has signed a collaboration agreement with Merck to carry out drug screening in the neurodegenerative diseases space for multiple sclerosis (MS), and potential other neurodegenerative diseases.
Merck Serono and Kadimastem have signed an MOU aimed at advancing the two companies' current stem cell-based drug screening collaboration which was initiated in April 2012.
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.
With various hierarchies of contractors and subcontractors coming and going at a site depending on the status of the building, a stringent drug screening policy would be difficult to enforce.
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.