Blog Posts

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.

Certificate of Analysis vs Expert Report

Understanding the scientific interpretation of test results can be challenging. In this blog, we take a detailed look at both a Certificate of Analysis and an Expert Report to provide a clearer understanding of what you can expect for each.

Prescription or Problem?

With the number of prescriptions dispensed increasing; consequently there is a tangible increase in the number of addictions as a result of prescription medication.

In this blog, we take a closer look at the scope of the problem surrounding prescription drugs in the UK and the testing options recommended for family law cases.

Client Education

At Lextox, we’re committed to delivering responsive, reliable results. One way we achieve this is through client education. We provide a range of options to remain up to date with the latest information in a way and at a time that suits you.