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SYNLAB Laboratory Technical Specifications Manual (Toxicology)

Our Technical Specifications Manual provides helpful information on our toxicology testing and:

  • 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

Click here to view the latest version of the Technical Specifications Manual.

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SYNLAB Laboratory Investigations Handbook (Pathology)

Click here to view the latest version of the Laboratory Investigations Handbook.

Click here for details of the Pathology Services offered by SYNLAB Laboratory Services. Technical Information

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.

Drug & Alcohol Awareness Posters

For further information on our posters, or if you wish to place an order, click here to contact us.

Latest Drug & Alcohol Testing News
SYNLAB Laboratory Services Reaccredited to UKAS 17025

23 May 2022 – SYNLAB Laboratory Services is pleased to announce that they have successfully re-obtained their United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation…

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Webinar Recording: Delivering Legally Defensible Results

At SYNLAB Laboratory Services, we understand the need for accuracy, which is why we follow strict Chain of Custody (CoC) procedures. By doing so, results…

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Webinar Recording: Workplace Drug & Alcohol Testing: Your Options Explained

 At SYNLAB Laboratory Services, when meeting with companies new to workplace testing, we’re often asked what test options are available to them.  In the latest…

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Webinar Recording: Spotting the Signs of Drug & Alcohol Misuse in the Workplace

Watch the recording of our live webinar ‘Spotting the Signs of Drug & Alcohol Misuse in the Workplace’, which took place on Wednesday 6th April. …

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UK Logistics and Haulage Driver Shortage Disruption and Safeguarding Employee Investment

In recent weeks there have been calls for action to be taken by the UK government to curb the effects of what is being dubbed the ‘pingdemic’..

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The Employers Role in Workplace Drug & Alcohol Testing

With COVID-19 restrictions easing across the whole of the UK and more employees returning to the office, the safety and wellbeing of employees is a…

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