Oral Fluid / Saliva Drug Screening

Oral Screening

Oral fluid drug screening can be administered via two methods; instant ‘point of care’ or via laboratory analysis. The screening stage provides initial results which determine if substances are present in a person’s sample or not. These are either ‘non-negative’ or ‘negative’.


  • Two screening methods, instant ‘point of care’ or laboratory
  • Non-invasive collection
  • No requirement for secure toilet facility
  • A shorter detection window
  • Fully-accredited laboratory confirmation

A range of drugs can be detected:

  • Barbiturates (BAR)
  • Benzodiazepine (BZO)(including Diazepam, Temazepam and others)
  • Cannabis (THC)
  • Cocaine (COC)
  • Ecstasy (MDMA)
  • Heroin (within OPI test)
  • Methadone (MTD)
  • Methamphetamine (MAMP)
  • Opiates (OPI)(including Morphine, Dihydrocodeine and others)

The Process

Following initial collection preparations, donors are legally identified and their samples collected using a strict set of procedures called ‘the chain of custody’. The sample is then either screened straight away using a point of care device, or packaged with the appropriate security protocols to ensure the integrity of the sample and screened at the laboratory.

If either method presents a ‘non-negative’ result, the sample enters the “confirmation” stage of further in-depth scientific analysis. At this point, it can be determined whether the substance found if medication in line with a therapeutic dose or illegal substance(s).

Online Quote

If you are looking for a one-off test for an individual please complete our quick quote form and a member of your team will be in contact.

Why use Racoo Screening?

Racoo Screening has 16 years’ experience in assisting companies and other organisations with the development and management of their drug and alcohol programme, including their drug and alcohol misuse policy.

Whether you are a small business, large international corporate or public sector organisation, Racoo Screening can help with your individual requirements offering a professional, personal and flexible implementation and advice service.