A Toxicology testing in Fort Pierce checks blood, urine, or saliva for the presence of drugs or chemicals. In rare cases, stomach contents or sweat may also be checked. Drugs can be accidentally or deliberately swallowed, inhaled, injected, or absorbed through a skin surface or mucous membrane.
In the test also includes drugs like prescription medicines, non prescription medicine: aspirin or acetaminophen, vitamins, nutritional supplements, alcohol, and illegal drugs, such as cocaine and heroin.
A toxicology testing in Fort Pierce may check for one specific drug or for up to 30 different drugs at once. Testing is often done on a urine or saliva sample instead of blood, because urine and saliva tests are usually easier to do than blood tests.
Traces of a drug may remain in urine longer than in blood. Urine tests often can detect drug use within the last 5 days. Saliva testing can detect drugs used within the past day.
A toxicology test ("tox screen") can be done to many proposits as test for drug use in the workplace, especially for people who are involved with public safety, such as bus drivers or child care workers. A toxicology test may also be a normal part of the application procedure for some jobs. This may be done on either a blood or urine sample.
Contact us for more information abour our toxicology testing in Fort Pierce. Request an appointment phone 772-539-9556