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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Sciteck’s Clinical Laboratories ACCREDITATIONs AND CERTIFICATIONs are The industry gold STANDARD

Why can SAMSHA labs only test federally mandated / DOT samples?
What should be your corporate policy with regards to Laboratory Standards and Accreditations to best protect you Company?

We have the answers to these questions and multiple others on this page. If there are any questions we don't answer here please do not hesitate to contact us. We are your reference source to help you design a program that best fits your needs!

Sciteck® Clinical Laboratories, Inc. has met all applicable standards for accreditation and certifications and is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as a Forensic Drug Testing Laboratory and Clinical Laboratory, "The Gold Standard for Drug Testing" in the United States.

Sciteck is one of the few laboratories in the US that is FDT accredited for oral fluid testing.

In addition, Sciteck® is federally certified by the HHS through its CLIA Certification for Toxicology. Sciteck® has also received certification as a DATIA collection site and holds DEA and NC Controlled Substances Certificates for its drug testing facility in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Why Drug Test?

What are Sciteck's Saliva (Oral Fluid) and Urine Cutoffs?

How Long Do Drugs Stay in the Body?

How Long Does Nicotine Stay in the Body?

Smoking Cessation / Quitting?

Why is it that SAMHSA labs Are Not Authorized to test NON-DOT/Federal (e.g. private sector) Samples?

What type of Accreditation should your Corporate Policy require? Ans: CAP FDT Accredited or CLIA Registered for Private Sector drug testing and SAMHSA if you have any Federally Mandated Testing

SAMHSA DEREGULATION as published on the AAMRO website:                            

How can I reduce my company's Exposure and Liability?

What are the Drug Testing Laws and / or Policies in your State?

What is the Technology used by Sciteck for all of it's confirmation of positive results?

Does Focalin (Methylphenidate) interfere with amphetamine immunoassay and/or GCMS or LCMSMS confirmation? No!!!                                                                                 -  Reference: 1. Journal of Analytical Toxicology – published letter: Methylphenidate is Distinguished from Amphetamine (Article) 

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