Drug and alcohol tests can identify alcohol, prescription drugs, and illegal drugs in the body. As an employer, you may choose to test for one or all of these substances. Drug testing is an important tool to protect workers and workplaces from the negative effects of alcohol and other drugs.

Guthrie’s Section of Occupational Medicine provides one of the area’s most comprehensive drug and alcohol testing programs.

Drug Screening Recommendations

  • Pre-Placement
  • Post-Accident
  • Random
  • Reasonable Suspicion
  • Return-to-Work (after rehabilitation)

Drug and Alcohol Testing Services

Drug and alcohol tests can identify alcohol, prescription drugs and illegal drugs in the body. As an employer, you may choose to test for one or all of these substances. Drug testing is an important tool to protect workers and workplaces from the negative effects of alcohol and drugs.

Guthrie’s Section of Occupational Medicine provides one of the area’s most comprehensive drug and alcohol testing programs with services including:

  • 14 Department of Transportation (DOT) certified drug collection sites throughout the Southern Tier of New York and the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania.
  • 3 collection sites open 24 hours a day (available upon employer contract agreement)
  • 13 Breath Alcohol Test (BAT) collection sites
  • 6 Immediate Response Screening (eScreen) locations (New York: Big Flats, Corning, Ithaca & Vestal and PA: Sayre & Troy)
  • Federal SAMHSA 5-panel urine drug testing that meets DOT, FAA and other federal agency guidelines
  • Urine Drug Tests (non-regulated): Panel 5, Panel 5 with Expanded Opiates, Panel 7, Panel 10, Panel 10 Plus Comprehensive Opiates & Narcotics, Bath Salts (Designer Stimulant) & K2/Spice (Synthetic Cannabinoid)
  • On-Site Collections (including Breath Alcohol Testing) with a minimum of 10 donors
  • Hair Collection & Testing (Panel 5 Plus)
  • Complete Medical Review Officer (MRO) services (certified by AAMRO)
  • Lab Collection services for companies who already have a testing laboratory
  • Drug & Alcohol Abuse Training for supervisors and employees

Drug Testing Panels

Guthrie offers a variety of options when choosing the best drug panel to keep your workforce safe.

Panel 5 (Non-DOT) / SAMHSA (DOT)

  • Cocaine
  • Amphetamine/Meth (includes Ecstasy)
  • Marijuana
  • PCP
  • Opiates (codeine, heroin, morphine)

Panel 5 with Expanded Opiates

  • Standard Panel 5 (Cocaine, Amphetamine/Meth, Ecstasy, Marijuana, PCP, Opiates – codeine, heroin, morphine)
  • Methadone
  • Hydrocodone
  • Hydromorphone
  • Oxycodone
  • Oxymorphone

Panel 7

  • Standard Panel 5 (Cocaine, Amphetamine/Meth, Ecstasy, Marijuana, PCP, Opiates – codeine, heroin, morphine)
  • Benzodiazepines (sedatives)
  • Barbiturates

Panel 10

  • Panel 7 (Cocaine, Amphetamine/Meth, Ecstasy, Marijuana, PCP, Opiates – codeine, heroin, morphine, Benzodiazepines, Barbiturates)
  • Methaqualone
  • Propoxyphene
  • Methadone or tricyclic antidepressants

Panel 10 Plus Comprehensive Opiates and Narcotics

  • Panel 10 (Cocaine, Amphetamine/Meth, Ecstasy, Marijuana, PCP, Opiates – codeine, heroin, morphine, Benzodiazepines, Barbiturates, Methaqualone, Propoxyphene, Methadone or tricyclic antidepressants)
  • Zolpidem
  • Stimulants (Diethylpropion, Methylphenidate, Phendimetrazine, Phentermine)
  • Narcotics/Opiates (Buprenorphine, Butorphanol, Dihydrocodeine, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Ketamine, Meprobamate, Naltrexone, Oxymorphone, Propoxyphene, Tramadol, Meperidine, Oxycodone, Fentanyl, Pentazocine, Nalbuphine

Bath Salts (Designer Stimulants)

  • Mephedrone & MDPV

K2-Spice (Synthetic Cannabinoids) w/ Panel 5

  • JWH-018 and JWH-073
  • Standard Panel 5 (Cocaine, Amphetamine/Meth, Ecstasy, Marijuana, PCP, Opiates – codeine, heroin, morphine)

Panel 5 Plus

  • Cocaine
  • Amphetamine/Meth (includes Ecstasy)
  • Marijuana
  • PCP
  • Opiates (codeine, heroin, morphine)
  • Oxycodone
  • Hydrocodone
  • Hydromorphone

eScreen™ Technology

Fast - Paperless - Online

Guthrie offers eScreen™ urine drug testing at six locations in New York and Pennsylvania. Using an electronic test reader, the eScreen™ system allows non-DOT clients to receive negative results automatically, within minutes of the urine collection, as opposed to the industry standard of 48 – 72 hours. DOT and non-negative tests are sent to the lab. All results can be viewed through MyeScreen™, a paperless, web-based platform that allows companies to track donor status, receive an email notification, and create custom reports.

 

Drug Facts

Below are a few facts about drugs that every employer should know:

  • A substance abuser will function at about 67% of his or her otherwise optimum capability. (National Institute on Drug Addiction)
  • Drug users are 5 times more likely to file a workers’ compensation claim. (US Dept. of Justice)
  • Employees who use illicit drugs have 300% higher medical costs which increase health insurance rates, are 3 times more likely to be tardy and are 2.5 times more likely to have annual absences of 8 or more days. Absenteeism among illicit drug users often averages 30 – 35 days per year. (US Chamber of Commerce)
  • 71% of all illicit drug users are employed