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Urine Drug Tests

Urine Drug Tests for Employment


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A urine drug test is the most commonly used test when job applicants or employees are screened for illegal drugs. Urinalysis shows the presence of drug residues that remain in the body after the effects of the drug have worn off.

Drugs that are screened for in a typical urine drug test for employment purposes include amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamines, opiates, nicotine, and alcohol.

Urine tests may be required as part of pre-employment screening or may be conducted randomly by employers, especially for employees in certain occupations.

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