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Released: 1-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
USDTL Develops Assay to Detect Zolpidem (Ambien®) in Fingernails and Hair
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

United States Drug Testing Laboratory, Inc., a forensic laboratory specializing in drug and alcohol testing using advanced specimens, has released a new assay to detect zolpidem (Ambien®) use in fingernail and hair specimens.

Released: 1-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Improved Screening Assay For Buprenorphine in Umbilical Cord
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

USDTL (United States Drug Testing Laboratory, Inc.) has succeeded in improving their umbilical cord screening assay for buprenorphine by reducing the positive result cutoff from 1.0 ng/g down to 0.5 ng/g. The improved umbilical cord buprenorphine assay gives the best possible detection of buprenorphine exposure, making it possible to identify more newborns exposed to buprenorphine in utero.

Released: 6-Jan-2014 8:00 AM EST
USDTL and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Research on Alcohol Biomarker EtG in Nails and Hair to be Published in the Journal Addiction
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

Des Plaines, IL - Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and USDTL (United States Drug Testing Laboratory, Inc.) have published study results in the OpenOnline edition of the journal Addiction demonstrating the use of the direct alcohol biomarker ethyl glucuronide (EtG).

Released: 4-Dec-2013 5:00 PM EST
Laboratory Awarded NIAAA Funding to Investigate The Epigenetics of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

USDTL researchers will investigate the relationship between in utero alcohol exposure and epigenetics using Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The goal of USDTL’s new research program is to identify epigenetic patterns that are associated with prenatal alcohol exposure in newborns.

Released: 2-Jul-2013 12:00 PM EDT
Laboratory Improves Propofol Testing Following New Research Data
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

New research from USDTL demonstrates the longest window of detection for Propofol screening in urine specimens.

Released: 14-Jun-2013 12:40 PM EDT
USDTL Awarded DBS Specimins for Research From the Virtual Repository of Dried Blood Spots
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

USDTL is the first laboratory awarded research use of specimens from the Virtual Repository of Dried Blood Spots (VRDBS), a new national database of dried blood spot specimins available for research.

Released: 17-Jul-2012 9:00 AM EDT
United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc.'s BloodSpot™ Collection Kit Now Quick and Easy
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

Direct Alcohol Biomarker PEth can be detected in 5 drops of blood. No dry time necessary.

Released: 6-Jun-2012 4:00 PM EDT
USDTL Offers a Summer Pricing Special on PEth Assay
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

Between now and July 31st 2012, USDTL offers its PEthStat® assay for $55 a test to all interested parties currently in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy that sign a minimum of a one year to a maximum of a five year contract.

Released: 1-Jun-2012 6:00 AM EDT
USDTL Unveils New Assay Screening For "Bath Salts" Exposure in Umbilical Cord
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc (USDTL), a reference laboratory specializing in alcohol and substances of abuse testing, released a new assay testing umbilical cord for newborn exposure in utero to Designer Stimulants/ Bath Salts on Friday, June 1, 2012. The CordStat® assay screens for the most common of designer stimulants known as “Bath Salts.”

Newswise: USDTL Now a GSA Certified Contractor
Released: 24-May-2012 6:00 PM EDT
USDTL Now a GSA Certified Contractor
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

USDTL Now GSA Certified Contractor- Specialty drug testing now available to government agencies.

Released: 3-Oct-2011 12:00 AM EDT
United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc. (USDTL) Unveils New Alcohol Biomarker in Umbilical Cord
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

The CordStat® EtOH assay screens umbilical cord tissue for the direct alcohol biomarker phosphatidylethanol (PEth), an abnormal phospholipid formed in cell tissues following alcohol ingestion.

Newswise: Nail and Hair Samples Show Alcohol Consumption Over Last 90 Days
Released: 7-Jan-2011 10:00 AM EST
Nail and Hair Samples Show Alcohol Consumption Over Last 90 Days
United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL)

United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL) launched two new tests for monitoring long-term alcohol exposure on Friday. Using fingernail and hair specimens, the new assay is the first and only test to report a donor’s alcohol exposure for the past 90 days reliably.


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