Drug & Alcohol Testing:


Technical Information
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 / download the latest version.

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

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 Technical Specifications Manual is updated on a regular basis, click here to view / 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

2020 was a challenging year for everyone. We’d like to thank all of our customers for their continued loyalty last year, we look forward to…

SYNLAB Laboratory Services Maintains UKAS Accreditation

3rd April 2020 – SYNLAB Laboratory Services, a specialist workplace drug and alcohol testing laboratory, today announced that the company has successfully maintained its United…

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