Escondido, California Drug Testing
Our testing locations do not accept payment and require a drug test order form at the time of testing. Please click the "Order a Test" button to order your test. Once your order has been processed, your drug test order form will be emailed to you.
About Escondido, California
Escondido is a part of the North County region of San Diego County, California. The city has a population of over 148,000 people. The principal cities of the North County region are Oceanside, Escondido, Carlsbad, Vista, and San Marcos, among others.
The top industries in Escondido include education, healthcare, and social services. Retail and construction are other large industries in the area. Escondido’s top employers are Palomar Medical Center, the Escondido Union School District, and the City of Escondido.
There are many parks in Escondido. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, a sister park to the San Diego Zoo, is located near the city. There are soccer fields, walking trails, mountain biking, horse trails, and lakes all throughout the area.
Facts about Escondido
- Escondido is one of the oldest cities established in San Diego County. It was founded in 1888.
- Notable natives and residents include MySpace co-founder Tom Anderson, rock music critic Lester Bangs, and California’s first millionaire Sam Brannan.
- Every Friday night from April through September, Steve Waldron and a handful of friends host the popular "Cruisin' Grand", where the public can show and view hot rods and historic cars.
- The city is known as Eskondiid in Diegueño.
SAMHSA Report for California
Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 2,643,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in California. Though Escondido is nowhere near epidemic levels, drug testing and drug free workplace programs help to directly address substance abuse issues in a community.
Benefits of Hair Follicle Drug and Alcohol Testing in Escondido, California
Employers throughout the United States are now implementing hair testing programs due to the benefits this alternative specimen offers. Hair follicle drug testing is becoming increasingly popular. Hair testing can detect the drugs/metabolites taken up to 90 days, can evaluate long-term patterns of repetitive drug use, and is flexible in drug panels and can also test for EtG alcohol in hair. Same day service is available for hair testing with a 3-4 business day turnaround for final hair drug testing results.
Expanded Panel Drug and Alcohol Testing in Escondido, California
Aside from the traditional 5 panel test, we also have an expanded 10 panel test. These additional configurations can include Benzodiazepines (such as Xanax), Barbiturates, Methadone, Propoxyphene, Methaqualone (Quaaludes) and Oxycodone including Oxymorphone and Oxycodone. Traditional facilities routinely provide testing for both the 5 panel and 10 panel drug tests.
Alcohol Specific Testing in Escondido, California
US Drug Test Centers in Escondido can also run alcohol specific tests. These include a variety of urine tests, hair tests, and breath alcohol testing. The EtG hair test measures the average ingestion of Ethyl Alcohol over a three month period. While this does not detect current impairment it can indicate a behavioral issue.
Healthcare Professional Drug and Alcohol Testing in Escondido, California
Our Healthcare Professional Panel is also available in Escondido. This panel tests for specific, highly addictive prescription medications that are readily accessible to workers in this field. This is a urine test which determines the presence or absence of the most abused prescription drugs or their metabolites. Our Healthcare Professional Panel is also an excellent standard for allied health students.
Requesting a Drug and Alcohol Test Online
Ordering a drug and alcohol test online is as simple as filling out a basic form. Once you have submitted this form and payment has been received, you will be emailed a donor pass within 24 hours. We will order your test for a facility within 25 miles of the zip code you have provided. The patient will need to take this pass, as well as their photo ID, with them to the drug and alcohol testing facility. The donor pass remains valid for 7 days.
Escondido’s Most Accurate Drug or Alcohol Testing
How do I know if the test is accurate? All of US Drug Test Centers' specimens go to a SAMHSA certified laboratory for testing. SAMHSA has an active advisory board that keeps its employees and administrators abreast of current and changing laws when it comes to drug testing. There are Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs that must carry consistencies throughout every agency and company that SAMHSA laboratories supplies. The advisory board has professionals that are uniquely qualified in their respective fields to review scientific evidence in the area of drug and alcohol treatment and testing practices.
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