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What is a pre-employment drug test?

A prospective hire's drug use or abuse of prescribed medications is discovered through a pre-employment drug test. It can be also used for workers who are returning to their jobs after an illness or injury, in this case it's known as a pre-placement drug test. Pre-employment drug testing is frequently required by businesses, and a job offer may be conditional on the applicant passing the test. These tests for illegal drug use typically check for the usage of the following substances: (but can test for others if needed.

  • Methamphetamines (meth, speed, crank, ecstasy)

  • THC (cannabinoids, marijuana, hash)

  • Cocaine (coke, crack)

  • Opiates (heroin, opium, codeine, morphine)

  • Phencyclidine (PCP, angel dust)

Three easy steps 

  • Collection and preliminary screening to evaluate the presence or absence of substances that can be detected.

  • Confirmation screen after a medical review officer's evaluation if the original screen produced a favorable result.

  • Results for the chosen medications are given to the potential employee and company within one to three days.

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