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Workplace drug testing

With drugs and alcohol more readily available than ever, there is an increased risk of substance abuse in the workplace. This can have devastating consequences for a business and its employees.

Here at ARU, we offer high-quality, bespoke workplace drug and alcohol testing solutions for your company.

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Why work with us?

We offer a personalised service for your study. Our experienced team are here to help and advise throughout the testing process from study design, collection devices and protocols, through to storage, packing, and shipping.

We are proactively seeking to collaborate, to develop the range and application of our services. We work closely with academics from a variety of fields who are keen to explore collaboration and consultancy opportunities with clients.

Our work fully complies with the Human Tissue Act.

Who we work with
Primarily, our work has been with academic departments, however we also work with clients from a variety of different sectors, which include:

  • academic institutions (universities and colleges) in the UK, Europe, and around the world
  • pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, hospitals, and clinics
  • TV production and media companies.

We're based in ARU's new multi-million pound Science Centre in Cambridge. We use Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry and High Performance Liquid Chromatography.

We offer:

  • consistent, reliable, and high quality results, produced by an experienced team with ten years of analytical experience
  • robust, routine data quality control policy and checks.

How to get a quote

To prepare a quote, email us at [email protected]. We will need the following information about your study:

  • contact details
  • analytes to test
  • whether you require quantification of results
  • sample type
  • total number of samples
  • turnaround time (working days from receipt of all samples to data delivery); 15-day service or 40-day service
  • any additional instructions or requirements.

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