11 Panel Drug Tests
What is an 11 panel drug test?
From businesses, law enforcement, and rehab facilities to collegiate and professional sports, and concerned parents, testing for drugs has become a commonplace, especially with more and more employers adopting a ‘drug-free work zone’ policy.
One of the most effective ways to detect drug abuse is through a drug test, namely urine or panel tests. Not only can drug testing deter further use, it may aid in helping an abuser get the help they need. Further, it’s a good way to enforce and maintain a drug-free work zone.
Urine panel drug tests are widely used in comparison to other methods (i.e. blood, saliva, and hair) because of their affordability, effectiveness, and practicality. They can be administered on site within minutes, receiving rapid results.
“Panel” references the family of substances or drugs included in the actual test. For instance, stimulants includes such drugs as cocaine, amphetamines, and methamphetamines.
The great thing about panel drug testing is the number of drugs that can be tested at once, and they can be customized. There is a 4 panel, 5 panel, 7 panel, and 11 panel drug test, up to 20 panels.
An 11 panel can cover a great deal of common substances, but first, let’s answer the question - what is an 11 panel drug test? An 11 panel urine drug test can identify 11 substances or drug families.
What does an 11 panel drug screen test for?
Depending on your specific situation, choosing a suitable panel drug test may take some time and assessment. Due to customization, you have free reign over what drugs you want to test for and include. Remember, nothing is written in stone - there are no particular drugs subscribed to specific panels. One panel may test for stimulants only, while another one may only test for opiods. A third panel may test for a mixture of cannabinoids, prescription drugs, and stimulants.
Nevertheless, you will loosely find certain drugs or drug families being tested on certain panels.
Take the 11 panel drug test for instance, listed below are a mixture of drugs commonly found on an 11 panel, although it can be fully customized:
Again, what does an 11 panel drug test for? It’s a very broad question, as the above list is by far a comprehensive list. Some panels may include propoxyphene, methaqualone, ecstasy, ethanol, and cannabinoids.
While there are several panel options to choose from, an 11 panel drug screen may be a reasonable choice for your purposes. If more guidance is needed or you have specific questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to Countrywide Testing to discuss your concerns.
How does a 11 panel drug test work?
Certain panel test brands on the market require extra steps such as using a time or reading the results within a certain window of time, but Countrywide Testing offers one of the easiest panel tests to use.
Aside from its 99% accuracy, it has a built-in timer and temperature strip. Also, results are easy to read and are received in under 5 minutes. Further, some labs offer rapid testing programs where samples and results are delivered within minutes, on-site. A rapid 11 panel drug screen would be great for the workplace or university; anywhere with a large group to test.
With an ease of use, administering the test is a breeze. There is a 3-step process to follow: collect the sample in the 11 panel drug test cup, wait until red coloring appears in the “Results Ready” window, and read the results.
Most panel drug test display results in an intuitive way. The instructions typically include how to read the results.
For the panel sold by Countrywide Testing, the results explanation is as follows:
- 2 rose pink color bands (in the C & T regions) indicate a “negative” result
- 1 rose pink band in the C region indicates a “positive” result
- if no band appears or 1 rose pink band appears in the T region, it’s considered “no result”
Why Countrywide Testing?
Countrywide Testing offers an suite of panel drug tests, along with medical devices; specific drug tests (i.e. alcohol tests, meth tests, nicotine tests); specialty products; and laboratory services for businesses, federal employees, and individuals.
It’s parent company, Phamatech, is an FDA registered company, which manufactures medical devices, and acts as a laboratory that processes samples for drug testing. Established in 1991, Phamatech is certified by four governing bodies for laboratories that conduct drug tests - SAMHSA, CLIA, CAP, and ISO.
Both Countrywide and Phamatech pride themselves on meeting the needs and expectations of customers by providing stellar customer service, special pricing, and discounts - namely on custom bulk orders of drug test cups and drug test dip cards.
Whether for personal to commercial needs, Countrywide is the go-to online retailer for affordable drug tests and accessories. We are so confident in our products and services that we offer a 100% money back guarantee to each and every customer, along with including free shipping and returns on all orders over $75.Subject to your needs, Countrywide is here to help. If you have any questions, concerns, or are in need of guidance, do not hesitate to reach out and contact us - 469-389-2120 or [email protected].