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Do Home Drug Tests Screen For Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a very powerful analgesic, or pain killer, that is estimated to be 100x more potent than morphine. The narcotic drug is administered to patients through a variety of methods including Intravenous lines (IV), pills, patches, and sometimes even lollypops. Fentanyl is a synthetic derivative of traditional opiates and acts on the body’s natural […]

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What Does THC Nanogram Mean for Drug Testing?

As drug tests continue to be used the clarity of the results and the types of testing has evolved. One of the new forms of testing gaining popularity is “Nanogram testing”. A nanogram is the measurement of the level of metabolites, or the byproducts of drug use, in a person’s body. Essentially this form of […]

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Are Pre-employment Drug Tests A Violation Of Privacy?

In the corporate world there has long existed a divide between the employers and employees over the issue of drug testing both before and after hiring. Many feel that asking a perspective employee to participate in a drug test is a blatant invasion of privacy; yet employers have always maintained these tests are justified, but […]

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The Hair Follicle Drug Test

With the traditional urinalysis drug test becoming outdated and vulnerable to cheating, the new hair follicle drug test has become the standard for vigilant employers. Hair follicle drug testing can establish a pattern of drug use for up to 90 days, and leaves employees with no other choice but to quit using drugs altogether.

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