Do rapid test results hold up in court?

Rapid Drug tests provide only a preliminary analytical test result. A more specific alternate chemical must be used in order to obtain a confirmed analytical result – Gas Chromatography (Mass Spectrometry) (GC/MS) is the preferred confirmatory method. Any result taken to court, must be confirmed by a SAMHSA certifed lab.

What is the shelf life on the rapid drug tests?

Our test devices have a shelf life of 12 to 18 months from the date of manufacture. The expiration date of each lot of devices is indicated on each individual foil pouch and can be used until that date. Upon date of purchase, one should have from 6 to 18 months, to be able to […]

Are rapid drug tests as accurate as a GC/MS SAMHSA Lab Test?

Our drug tests are qualitative, which means it only determines the presence of drugs at detection, limits comparable to SAMHSA cut-off concentration. GC/MS, which costs more, quantifies the concentration of drugs in the sample. Given the purposes of most drug testing (pre-employment, post-accident, random) is to detect the presence of drug use and not determine […]