It deals with identifying substances, medications, or toxins impacting patients and provides doctors with a way to confirm a diagnosis or optimize therapy. A toxicology test examines your blood, urine, or saliva for drugs or other substances. Medications can be taken orally, breathed, injected, or absorbed through the skin or mucous membrane. A tox screen may check your stomach contents or perspiration in exceptional instances.
A tox screen can check for a single drug or up to 30 distinct substances simultaneously. Prescription medications, over-the-counter medications (such as aspirin), vitamins, supplements, alcohol, and illicit substances such as cocaine and heroin are all examples.
Instead of blood, urine or saliva are frequently used for testing. A urine or saliva sample might reveal a wide range of medications. In addition, urine and saliva tests are typically less difficult to perform than blood testing.
You may not anticipate being subjected to toxicology drug testing, yet it may be necessary. You could require it for the following reasons
To determine whether a drug overdose is causing life-threatening symptoms, unconsciousness, or unusual behavior. It is normally completed within four days after a drug's administration.
Keep an eye out for drug use in the workplace. People who work in public safety are frequently tested, such as bus drivers or child care providers. As part of the employment process, several positions need a tox screen.
Keep an eye out for the use of performance-enhancing substances. It is carried out to identify illegal drugs or performance-enhancing compounds in high-level athletes. Drug testing is done in Olympic-level sports.
Lab Elites have a test menu of over 150 drugs and metabolites (Including D-isomer for methamphetamines) as well as validity testing.
Alpha-PVP, Alprazolam, Buproprion, Ketamine, Mitrazapine, Paroxetine, Phencyclidine-PCP, Tramadol, O-Desmethyl-Cis-Tramadol, Venlafaxine
Oxazepam, Nordiazepam-Diazepam, Temazepam, 7-Amino Clonazepam, Alpha Hydroxy-Alprazolam, Lorazepam
Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Phentermine
Amitriptyline, DuloxetineFentanyl, Citalopram, Fluoxetine, Sertraline, Desmethyldoxepin, Nortriptyline
Cyclobenzaprine, Meprobamate, Carisoprodol-SOMA, Zolpidem
Cocaine Metabolite (benzoylecgonine), Heroin MTB (6MAM), THC- 11 nor delta 9 carboxy, MDA , MDMA
Codeine, Norbuprenorphine, Buprenorphine, Hydrocodone, Norhydrocodone, Propoxyphene, Tapentadol, Hydromorphone, Morphine, Oxycodonem, Noroxycodone, Oxymorphone, Norfentanyl, Normeperidine, Meperidine, Methadone, MTB (EDDP3,3), Tramadol, O-Desmethyl-Cis-Tramadol
Read our FAQs to get deeper knowledge about Clinical toxicology testing services.
You can get toxicology test for many reasons your doctor can order you or your job policy needs it or it can be done for legal reasons.
There are many labs available in the city that provide toxicology test facility. Visit our nearest branch or call us.
It depends on your health condition and vaccination. If you are not fully vaccinated, you have to get tested more often, even if you have no symptoms.
A positive test result indicates that drugs are found in your sample. If first test is positive than second test is done to find the type of drug.
A positive test result indicates that no drugs are found in your sample.
The effects of the concentration vary from person to person, and all factors must be considered when determining whether a substance found in the system can be identified as causing or contributing to behavioral changes or death.
The blood sample is taken from a vein in your arm. An elastic band is wrapped around your upper arm. It may feel tight. You may feel nothing at all from the needle, or you may feel a quick sting or pinch.
It is not painful to collect a urine sample. Another person may watch while you collect the sample. This may make you feel uncomfortable.
It is not painful to collect a saliva sample. Another person will collect the sample or watch you collect the sample.
You may not be able to have the test, or the results may not be helpful, if
Alcohol has a short half-life in the urine. A urine drug test for alcohol may detect alcohol for 2 to 12 hours.