Fingernail or toenail testing is similar to hair testing. The finger or toenail is rooted in the nail bed that has direct contact with blood flow much like hair and can therefore be tested in much the same manner.
How Specimen is Retrieved
- Nail is cleaned thoroughly with a chemical substance)
- Nail is retrieved and shaved/clipped in preparation for testing
- Specimen is then liquefied and tested at the lab.
As the nail grows, the metabolites stemming from illegal substances become locked in. This makes for a wider window of potential use. Nail testing is capable of detecting use within the past 6 to 8 months depending on nail length. Best of all, there is no reliable way to cheat a nail drug test.
Nail testing is one of many reliable drug testing options you can count on with Test Smartly Labs. When you call to schedule, we’re happy to walk you through the options to make sure it’s the right one for your needs.
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