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Recognitions and Certifications

Accredited Drug Testing has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 drug testing companies" for excellent customer service and we have received TPA Accreditation from the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association. We are active in all drug testing industry associations and our staff are trained and certified as drug and alcohol testing specialists.

Important Links

National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (https://ndasa.com/)

National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (https://www.ndwa.org/)

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (https://www.sapaa.com/)

Substance Abuse Mental Health Safety Administration (https://www.samhsa.gov/)

US Drug Enforcement Administration (https://www.dea.gov/)

Office of Drug alcohol Policy Control (https://www.transportation.gov/odapc)

Spenard, Alaska Drug Testing

Spenard, Alaska Drug 10 Panel Testing

10 Panel Drug Test, Spenard, AK

Accredited Drug Testing provides a 10-panel drug test at testing centers located in Spenard AK and throughout the local area. Same day service is available, and most testing centers are within minutes of your home or office. DOT drug testing and ETG Alcohol testing is also available.

Urine drug testing is the most common and customizable screening method available in the drug testing world. Many times, drug tests are ordered from companies, courts, or individuals without knowing what drug panel is needing to be analyzed.

The most common drug panel options include the 5,10, 12, 14 and 17 panel drug tests but we also offer specialized and customized panels based on your specific need and we are here to discuss exactly what is tested in each type of drug test panel.

Urine or Hair Drug Testing in Spenard, AK – You Choose!

The detection period for a urine drug test is 1-5 days. However, hair drug testing is becoming more common because the detection period for a standard hair test can be up to 90 days. You must have at least an inch and a half of hair (1.5 inches) on your head or body hair may be used when conducting a hair drug test.

Facts About 10 Panel Drug Test

  • The most cost-effective option in the workplace
  • Most common and customizable screening method
  • Detects recent drug use
  • Available in instant or lab based testing options

Remember that many opioid addictions lead to further drug use, including heroin, so you may find that a standard 5 and 10 panel is not fulfilling your needs. In this case, consider a 12-panel drug test, which tests for additional opiates and painkillers that would not show up on a test with fewer panels.

A urine drug test detects recent drug use and is currently the only testing method that is approved for federally mandated drug testing.(5 panel DOT drug Test) Urine testing is appropriate for all testing reasons, from pre-employment to random to post-accident – and can be performed for a wide range of illicit and prescription drugs.

What drug are tested for in a 10 Panel Drug Test?

The drugs tested in a10 panel urine drug test include:

  • Amphetamines
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • MDA
  • Methadone
  • Methaqualone
  • Opiates
  • PCP
  • Propoxyphene

The standard 10 panel drug test is typically collected at a collection site and analyzed at a SAMHSA Certified Laboratory. If you need a rapid results test, the 10 panel is available for a rapid result in most areas Nationwide. Results for a rapid results test are typically available the same business day (for negative results) and if a non-negative result exist, we send the specimen to the lab to perform confirmation testing at no additional charge.

What is a drug test?

A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen such as urine, hair, blood, breath, finger nail and oral fluid/saliva. The common procedure for a drug test is to have a donor provide a specimen to a drug testing collection specialist, complete a chain of custody form and then the collector will send by carrier the specimen to a laboratory for analysis and a determination if the specimen is negative or positive. Although there many laboratories in the United States which provide drug testing analysis, it is recommended that only a laboratory that is SAMHSA Certified is to be used when determining a drug testing result.

Does passive smoke inhalation cause a false positive for marijuana?

"Passive" smoke inhalation from being in a room with people smoking marijuana is not considered valid, as the cut-off concentrations for lab analysis are set well above that which might occur for passive inhalation.

Other abnormalities in the urine screen may indicate that results may be a false negative or that there was deliberate adulteration of the sample. For example:

  • a low creatinine lab value can indicate that a urine sample was tampered with; either the subject diluted their urine by consuming excessive water just prior to testing, or water was added to the urine sample.
  • creatinine levels are often used in conjunction with specific gravity to determine if samples have been diluted. To help avoid this problem, the testing lab may color the water in their toilet blue to prevent the sample being diluted with water from the toilet.
  • subjects may also attempt to add certain enzymes to the urine sample to affect stability, but this often changes the pH, which is also tested.

How long do drugs stay in your system?

The window of detection or often times referred to as look back period of a drug test depend on several factors. Some of the factors impacting how long a drug will stay in your system are:

  • The amount of the drug taken
  • The frequency of the drug taken
  • The type of drug taken
  • An individual’s body metabolic rate and general health
  • The amount of fluids consumed since ingesting the drug
  • The amount of exercise since ingesting the drug
  • Other genetic variations that would impact an individual’s response to a specific drug

In the case of life-threatening symptoms, unconsciousness, or bizarre behavior in an emergency situation, screening for common drugs and toxins may help find the cause, called a toxicology test or tox screen to denote the broader area of possible substances beyond just self-administered drugs. These tests can also be done post-mortem during an autopsy in cases where a death was not expected. The test is usually done within 96 h (4 days) after the desire for the test is realized. Both a urine sample and a blood sample may be tested.

ADT offers 10 panel urine drug tests in Spenard, AK.
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Spenard Drug Testing locations

5001 ARCTIC BLVD STE 100 1.2 miles

5001 ARCTIC BLVD STE 100
ANCHORAGE, AK 99503
Categories: ANCHORAGE AK

300 W 36TH AVE STE A 1.5 miles

300 W 36TH AVE STE A
ANCHORAGE, AK 99503
Categories: ANCHORAGE AK

207 E Northern Lights Ste 110 1.7 miles

207 E Northern Lights Ste 110
Anchorage, AK 99503
Categories: Anchorage AK

800 CORDOVA ST 2.8 miles

800 CORDOVA ST
ANCHORAGE, AK 99501
Categories: ANCHORAGE AK

4100 LAKE OTIS PKWY STE 100 3.1 miles

4100 LAKE OTIS PKWY STE 100
ANCHORAGE, AK 99508
Categories: ANCHORAGE AK

4100 LAKE OTIS PKWY STE 322 3.1 miles

4100 LAKE OTIS PKWY STE 322
ANCHORAGE, AK 99508
Categories: ANCHORAGE AK

4015 LAKE OTIS PKWY #100 3.1 miles

4015 LAKE OTIS PKWY #100
ANCHORAGE, AK 99508
Categories: ANCHORAGE AK

2211 E Northern Lights Bouleva, Suite 210 3.2 miles

2211 E Northern Lights Bouleva, Suite 210
Anchorage, AK 99508
Categories: Anchorage AK

4120 Laurel Street, Suite 103 3.2 miles

4120 Laurel Street, Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99508
Categories: Anchorage AK

2716 E TUDOR RD 3.3 miles

2716 E TUDOR RD
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507
Categories: ANCHORAGE AK

To schedule a 5, 10, 12, 14 or 17 panel urine or hair drug test at a testing center in Spenard AK, please call (800) 221-4291 or schedule online.

Local Spenard Information

Spenard is a neighborhood in the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska, United States and was historically a separate city from Anchorage. Spenard maintains the flavor of a separate community today, with "Spenardi Gras" being its primary community celebration that encourages a sense of solidarity and separation from the rest of Anchorage. Spenard is a central focus of bohemian lifestyle practitioners and artists and writers, and is well known for its numerous poetry jams, bicycle parties, and other similar events.

The road that bears its name, Spenard Road, begins at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport at its southern end, and continues north toward downtown before ending at Westchester Lagoon, where it turns and becomes part of I Street.

Before unification of the City of Anchorage and the Greater Anchorage Area Borough in 1975, Spenard was a city in its own right. It is arguably older than Anchorage itself, although records are not clear. Anchorage was founded on Ship Creek during construction of the Alaska Railroad. Spenard began as a lumber camp. The road from the lumber camp to the tent city on Ship Creek was subsequently named "Spenard Road" for Joe Spenard, an owner of the lumber camp. Joe Spenard built a dance hall/resort on the shores of Spenard Lake, which burned down after a brief period of great success. From the beginning, Spenard was the place where Anchorage went to have fun[citation needed].

For years, Spenard contained one of many "red light districts" in the region (other red light districts were found in downtown Anchorage on Fourth Avenue, in Fairview, and in the nearby town of Mountain View). During construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, the City of Anchorage successfully cleaned up Fourth Avenue by literally bulldozing dozens of buildings. However, the proximity of Spenard to Anchorage International Airport resulted in unprecedented growth of bars, nightclubs, prostitution outlets, gambling clubs, and other disreputable businesses, which catered to pipeline workers laden with money after long stints in isolated construction camps. Today, Spenard still features a large number of bars and a somewhat higher rate of drunken crime than the rest of Anchorage, despite extensive efforts during the post-Pipeline era to "clean up" the community.

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