News and Blog

Cannabis, Cannabis Oil & CBD Oil

With the booming CBD market, we took a closer look at cannabis, cannabis-based products such as CBD oils and their potential impact on hair drug testing for family law.

Happy New Year from Lextox

Before we dive into another busy year, we’d like to share our review of 2019 and what you can expect in 2020.

Our DNA Service Just Got Even Better

Next time you book an instruction for DNA testing with Lextox you can benefit from faster results, an improved collection method and save both time and money.

Request for Quotations – What We’ve Changed and Why

We’ve made some changes to our drug groups and terminology, which you will see reflected in our Request for Quotation Form. This blog explains what we’ve changed and why.

Testing the Wash

At Lextox, we understand that the reliability of results is your most important consideration when looking for a drug and alcohol testing laboratory. We have a number of procedures in place to deliver this accuracy, one of these is washing hair sections to remove any external exposure.

Updates to the SoHT Consensus

We are updating some wording in our client documents and in our Expert Reports in order to align with the Society of Hair Testing revised consensus. The updates will have no impact on our testing or analysis results.

Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) Testing

PEth testing is a reliable method to help create a picture of alcohol consumption. In this blog we explore what PEth testing is, how it can be used in family law cases and its effectiveness.

Hair Drug Testing Children

With the use of illicit drugs prevalent in society today sadly, the likelihood of a child having some sort of contact with substance misuse is a growing concern. There are a number of different things to consider when instructing a hair test for a child.

Lextox Guide to Sample Collections

At Lextox, we pride ourselves on the expertise of our Collection Technicians. In this blog we explore all you need to know about our hair, blood and DNA sample collections.

Lextox Awarded UKAS Accreditation for 8th Consecutive Year

Lextox has received official confirmation from UKAS that their accreditation to the internationally recognised standard ISO 17025 has been achieved and maintained for an eighth consecutive year.