Why Saliva-Drug-Test works in many situations?

By | July 27, 2010

Now-a-days, saliva drug test is becoming a common method for drug test. This test is used to detect the presence of drugs in the body. Earlier, other tests like urine test, blood tests, hair follicle tests were used. Here, there are no needles required, and it does not have any infection related risks.

Because of certain benefits, this test is being used. This test is being used across the nation, from work place to home. This test is conducted to check tiny residual amounts of drugs within saliva, in mouth. This test is conducted by using an instrument which is similar to a toothbrush and this instrument has collection swab on the end instead of bristles. They rub the collection swab inside the mouth to get sample, between the gums and the inner cheek tissue.

Most commonly abused drugs can be detected by saliva-Drug-test like, THC, cocaine, amphetamines, methamphetamine, opiates and phencyclidine. Some test kits are only for some specific illicit substances. So, it is important to know which kit is designed for which drug substance.

This test is cost effective one, this test kit can cost from $10 to $15 and it is accessible at work place and home. You can do this test any where and at any time. This test is conducted in many organizations to check the candidates before recruiting them.

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