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Drug test - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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** Drug test **

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For other uses, see Drug testing (disambiguation).

Drug test
/Diagnostics/
Mandatory drug testing, Guantanamo.png
To minimize opportunities for tampering, a direct line of sight between the
observer and the specimen bottle must be maintained during collection of a
urine sample.
MeSH D015813


This article *needs additional citations for verification*. Please help
improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced
material may be challenged and removed. /(June 2011)/

A *drug test* is a technical analysis of a biological specimen – for
example urine, hair, blood, breath air, sweat, or oral fluid / saliva
– to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or
their metabolites. Major uses of drug testing are to detect the presence of
performance enhancing steroids in sport or for drugs prohibited by laws,
such as cannabis, cocaine and heroin.

A "10-panel urine screen" consists of 10 of the following:

· Amphetamines (including Methamphetamine)
· Barbiturates
· Benzodiazepines
· Buprenorphine
· Cannabinoids (THC)
· Cocaine
· Methadone
· Methaqualone
· Opiates (Codeine, Morphine, Heroin, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, etc.)
· Phencyclidine (PCP)
· Propoxyphene
· Synthetic cannabinoids (K2, Spice)
· Tricyclic antidepressants

*Contents*

· 1 Detection periods
· 2 Types

· 2.1 Urine drug screen
· 2.2 Hair testing

· 2.2.1 Alcohol

· 2.3 Saliva drug screen / Oral fluid-based drug screen
· 2.4 Sweat drug screen
· 2.5 Blood
· 2.6 Anabolic steroids
· 2.7 Random drug testing
· 2.8 Diagnostic screening

· 3 Methodologies

· 3.1 Urine drug testing
· 3.2 Spray drug testing
· 3.3 Hair drug testing

· 4 Legality, ethics and politics

· 4.1


Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_test

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