Oral Fluid Drug Testing

By: lbuild5@marvist.com
Oral Fluid/saliva drug tests are rapidly becoming the ideal process for drug testing at both the home and workplace. Generally they can also detect the specimens of previous few days. Oral fluid based drug tests are as accurate as the urine tests. They can be obtained from quality suppliers in the United States. Specifically, the oral fluid test enables to employ the random drug testing programs, which are the efficient form of drug testing. These tests are likely photocopies the results of the blood tests and the level of intoxication can be estimated, according to the substances in the blood.



Oral Fluids can detect:
•ALCOHOL - Q.E.D. Saliva Alcohol Test (rapid)
•NIDA-5- THC, Cocaine, Opiates, Amphetamines, PCP
•OTHERS - Benzodiazepines, Barbiturates, Methadone
Features and Benefits of Oral Fluid Testing
The following are the feature of Oral fluid drug testing which even serves as the benefits to the donors:
•Cost Efficiency: The oral fluid is the interceptive test that minimizes or even eliminates the collection fees, reduces the scheduling issues and extensively reduces the lost work time. It costs a lot if the same test is conducted based the urine specimens.
•Control the Process: Oral fluid samples don’t require any special facilities. They can be collected by anytime and at anywhere. There are many alternative for collecting the specimens. It can be collected in a small conference room or in an office. This screening enables the donors to provide the samples and seal it easily, in few minutes. The laboratory reports negative results on the same day and the positive results are confirmed using GC/MS/MS and reports within 2-3 days.
•Adulteration: An oral fluid test can merely abolish the risks evolved in the adulteration. It is virtually impossible to mask the oral fluid samples with drug consumed. The oral fluid testing is often a direct observed system.
•Employee Dignity: The oral fluid test delivers a dignified, secured and evident collection method. The dignity of the collection method is an authentic benefit. It helps in making a good impression. As these are the tests conducted for your loved ones, or for your employees. As a result, this testing is a less embarrassing method to adopt.



Advantages of Oral Fluid Testing over Urine Tests:
Using well-proven technology, saliva tests offer several advantages over urine based tests:
•Oral fluid samples may be collected under direct supervision without donor privacy issues.
•Helps to eliminate sample adulteration.
•Sensitive and specific assays provide accurate test results.
•Non-invasive.
•Ideal for on-site testing. Test may be conducted anywhere and at anytime.
• No additional equipment or operator training required.
•The test kit includes all components like, instruction card to eliminate the errors.

The above information helps the individuals who want to test the drug screening in a simple and easy way.
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