ACCUTEST NicAlert Urine and Saliva Screen

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DS-47 NY150

50 tests/box

 


  • Rapid semi-quantitative screen for tobacco exposure levels.
  • Test results in 20 minutes for saliva.
  • Test results in 10 minutes for urine.
  • Cotinine, with a half-life of 10-40 hours, has been shown to be more sensitive and specific than CO monitoring for measuring smoking status.
  • NicAlert displays results over the following ranges:
ACCUTEST NicAlert Urine and Saliva Screen

Table 1. Continine Equivalents for each Level:

Level

Continine Equivalents (ng/mL)

0

1-10

1

10-30

2

30-100

3

100-200

4

200-500

5

500-2000

6

2000

For Urine, test level 3 or above indicates the use of tobacco products.
For Saliva, test level 1 or above indicates the use of tobacco products

APPLICATIONS:
An educational tool for:

  • Prenatal screening—identifies people at risk from smoking which is a major cause of neonatal morbidity
  • Smoking cessation programs—helps measure compliance, chart progress and create counseling opportunities
  • Employee health promotion—encourages smoking cessation

And for:

  • Insurance—helps identify clients qualified for preferred non-smoking rates.
  • Medical and pharmaceutical research—control study variables
  • Drug testing programs

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New Study:

Prestigious peer-reviewed journal reports that NicoMeter was "easy to use," "relatively inexpensive" and "a valid method for confirming smoking status."

Gariti, P. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers + Prevention, 2002; 11: 1123-1125
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