The most frequently abused drugs by a person can be detected in saliva sample which includes marijuana, THC, heroin, cocaine and amphetamines and alcohols too. Saliva drug testing possesses both pros and cons. Saliva drug test depends on the drug detection times. The detection time for alcohol is from the time of ingestion to 12 hours. For Amphetamines the time taken to detect is less than hour following ingestion up to 3 days.
For Barbiturates it takes less than hour following ingestion up to 3 days for detection. For Benzodiazepines time detection level is still unknown. For Cannabis, drug detection time is less than hour following ingestion and up to 24 hours based on the addiction. For Cocaine (drug including crack) will take about less than hour subsequent to ingestion and up to 1 day. For Opiates it requires less than hour following ingestion up to 3 days for detection. For Methamphetamine and ecstasy it requires not as much of an hour following ingestion up to 3 days for detection.PCP requires about an hour following ingestion up to 3 days for detection.
Swab drug testing is quite more expensive than urine testing, except hair or blood drug test. It is considered as the less invasive drug test among all drug tests. Saliva drug testing is becoming more common every where because it can be used at anytime and any where. Saliva testing is considered as the instant drug testing. Saliva drug testing includes kit products such as Oralert test drugs and oral Oratect drug test.
Oratect drug testing kits and Oralert drug screen kits are easy to administer and requires no lab processing technology. It can detect the drug which is abused instantly. Have certain cutoff levels for detection of every drug and dependent on the product used for testing.