Drug Testing Information
There is a lot of information available for drug testing, often way too much to wade thru. This page focuses in on the basic information most people need to be well informed about drug tests and drug testing methods. Please clink on the link below to find more information on various drug test topics:
Common drugs of abuse – a listing of the most commonly abused drugs today, including illicit and prescriptions drugs.
Time window for drug testing – this is perhaps our most requested bit of information, detailing the “window of opportunity” for detecting drugs in human urine. See also, information on Oral Saliva Drug Test - Drug Detection Window.
Drug Cross Reaction Search - search our database of drugs and answer your questions like: What can cause a "false positive" on a rapid drug test? What drugs show up on a drug test?
Drug slang – is a very extensive listing of the terminology drug terms (drug slang) used by many today.
Glossary of drug testing terms - definitions of terms used in the drug testing industry.
Pre Employment Drug Screening – today, more and more employers require drug testing, both before hire (pre-employment) as well as testing periodically (random drug testing) throughout the person’s employment (random or reasonable suspicion). See also, Employee Test for information employee drug testing and how to set up a drug free workplace program.
How do I use a drug test? – contains complete instructions on the most popular drug testing methods today: urine test dips, cassettes (devices), cups, saliva alcohol and saliva drug tests.
Altered Urine Sample – is a complete resource for information about a urine sample that may have been tampered with. This page provides useful information on what to look for and how to tell if that sample has been altered. For more information on altered urine samples, see What Is Urine Adulteration?
Parents Drug Resource – includes information for all parents, including Substance Abuse Warning Signs (the signs are evident if you know what to look for) and Common Drug Slang Terms for drugs of abuse, drug use and slang for the drug itself.
Drug Testing FAQ’s (frequently asked questions) - a list of common frequently asked questions about drugs, drug tests and drug testing methods.
Drug Test Training - Drug Testing Certification - complete resource for your drug test training needs: DOT training (UDS, BAT, STT), urine drug screen collections, alcohol testing (breath & saliva), as well as training for: hair drug test, saliva drug test, etc.
Other Drug Testing Resources – other information not listed elsewhere, includes important links and free government resources.
!!!NEW!!! Breath Alcohol Calculator - a handy tool that estimates the blood & breath alcohol of a person who has been drinking.
Pros and Cons of Various Drug Testing Methods - detailed information comparing various drug testing methods: Urine, Hair, Oral Fluids (saliva) and Sweat Patch. Each method has its good points and its bad points.
Detoxing – or detoxification information on what is required to pass a drug test. This section details information and various methods of body detoxing, flushing toxins (drugs) from the body.
AIDS testing - is becoming more popular and there are a number of popular methods, now including saliva tests.