Types of Onsite Drug Testing in Utah
We offer countless options for onsite drug screening in Utah. You can choose one or more of the following options or we can help you curate a customized drug screening program that makes the most sense for you.
Urine Drug Testing
Arguably the most common type of drug screening, urine testing is fast, reliable and cost-effective for most organizations. With a variety of flexible options available, you can screen for whatever substances make the most sense in your individual case. You can use this type of testing for pre-employment screening, reasonable cause testing, post-incident drug testing, random screenings and more. Testing takes only about five minutes or less and results can be available almost immediately.
Oral Fluid Drug Testing
Less intrusive than urine testing, oral fluid drug screening is also a fast and reliable approach to testing. Testing oral fluid is also highly accurate and eliminates many of the ways subjects attempt to cheat the urine testing approach. For these reasons, this type of testing has grown significantly in popularity. This approach can also be used to test for drug use prior to extending an offer for employment, upon reasonable suspicion of impairment, or after a workplace accident or incident. This method of testing can also be used to screen for alcohol impairment.
Hair Drug Screening
Hair follicle testing provides a longer lookback period than other types of drug screening, offering a better opportunity for long-term detection of use – potentially up to six months or more. Technicians carefully remove hair, clipping at the scalp level, in such a way that the sampling will not be noticeable once complete. Hair coloring does not affect the accuracy of testing and, should a subject not have sufficient head hair for testing, the sample can be taken from leg hair, arm hair, or chest hair. This type of test only requires about 15 minutes to complete and results are available within three to five days in most cases.
Fingernail Drug Testing
Similar to hair follicle testing, fingernail tests for drug screening are a less intrusive yet highly accurate way to screen for long-term substance use – with a detection window of potentially up to 12 months in some cases. It is virtually impossible to cheat this approach to testing. Testing takes approximately 10 minutes and results are available within approximately three to five days.