Posts by David Nicholson

Hair drug test: Positive doesn’t always mean positive

Hair drug test: Positive doesn’t always mean positive

Articles Must Reads Alcohol Testing Drug Testing Hair, Drug and Alcohol Testing Pitfalls

Hair drug testing can be used to determine drug abuse over a prolonged period of time, and also allows solicitors to establish a client’s pattern of change. Many drug abusers will make the commitment to stop, and you therefore need an accurate test to verify and confirm this. However, due to a... Read More

25th August 2014
Complex DNA Testing - What is it and why do markers matter?

Complex DNA Testing - What is it and why do markers matter?

DNA Paternity

As a legal professional you may be used to requesting DNA Testing, and when the report arrives simply turning to the conclusion to see if your client is related or not. On the surface that is perfectly acceptable because paternity testing is relatively straightforward, as closely related people... Read More

13th August 2014

Alcohol Abuse Uncovered

Infographics Alcohol Testing Hair, Drug and Alcohol Industry Updates

Alcohol is the UK's most abused Drug and costs the UK economy over £27billion every year. The statistics shock yet what are we doing about it? This Part 1 of the infographic series starts by uncovering the basics behind the the drug. How common is alcohol abuse and what are the effects.

14th July 2014

United Kingdom leads Worldwide drug abuse

Hair, Drug and Alcohol

The UK competes for many titles however the latest statistics from the Global Drugs Survey is something that many may want to keep hidden. The 2014 Global Drugs Survey has received over 80,000 responses in over 17 countries it provides a reality check on the changing drug habits. There... Read More

21st May 2014
What affects a hair drug or alcohol test result

What affects a hair drug or alcohol test result

Hair, Drug and Alcohol

When you receive your laboratory report it is important to understand that the following factors will have influenced the result. These should all be taken into consideration as part of an expert report ;  Previous Drug Use – it can take up to 6 months for a heavy user of drugs to show a... Read More

18th April 2014

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