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SYNLAB Laboratory Investigations Handbook

Full details of tests provided by SYNLAB Laboratory Services, including:

  • Test names
  • Request codes
  • Turnaround times
  • Sample requirements including tubes
  • Sample labelling
  • Specimen acceptance criteria

Click here to view the latest version

SYNLAB Laboratory Technical Specifications Manual

Our Technical Specifications Manual provides helpful information on:

  • How to book a drug and alcohol test
  • What we test for and standard cut-off values
  • Witness statements and court attendance
  • Record retention and storage

The Manual is updated on a regular basis, click here to access/download the latest version.

Frequently Asked Questions
What are the Most Commonly Abused Drugs?

A list of the most commonly abused drugs can be found here

What do the Acronyms on Point of Care Tests Mean?

Due to the limited space available within a point of care test, acronyms for each drug group have been adopted. Each acronym is explained here

Workplace Drug & Alcohol Brochure

To view or download our workplace drug and alcohol testing click here

Drug & Alcohol Awareness Posters

For further information on our posters, or if you wish to place an order – contact us!

Latest Drug & Alcohol Testing News
Dr Richard Evers Elected a Committee Member of LTG

21st January 2019 – Dr Richard Evers, Research and Development Manager at SYNLAB Laboratory Services has been elected as a committee member of LTG –…

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Happy New Year from SYNLAB Laboratory Services

Happy New Year from all the team at SYNLAB Laboratory Services! We’d like to thank all of our loyal clients for their custom in 2019,…

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Drug & Alcohol Policy Implementation in Logistics & Transport

With roadside drug testing now in force in Scotland as well as England and Wales, Dr Philip Kindred, Technical Services Manager at SYNLAB Laboratory Services…

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Alcohol Awareness Week 2019

ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK 2019 – How raising awareness can assist employees IN the Workplace Talking about alcohol can be tricky and is often considered a…

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SYNLAB Laboratory Services Maintains RISQS Certification for Another Consecutive Year

06 November 2019 – Abergavenny, U.K. – SYNLAB Laboratory Services, a specialist workplace drug and alcohol testing laboratory, today announced that it has maintained its certification as…

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Bibby Distribution Selects SYNLAB Laboratory Services

Bibby Distribution Selects SYNLAB Laboratory Services as Preferred Drug and Alcohol Testing Partner 21 October 2019 – ABERGAVENNY, U.K. – SYNLAB Laboratory Services, part of the…

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