Saliva-based Drug Detection

Salivary levels of cannabinoids, opioids, cocaine, nicotine, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, lysergic acid, diethylamide, phencyclidine, and amphetamines can be measured or monitored.49 Available point-of-care diagnostics include Saliva MultiDrug Screen test kit® (Medimpex Inc.), QuickScreen® (Craig Medical Inc.), and iScreen® (BioCheck). Point-of-care diagnostics to detect cotinine in smoking subjects, and methamphetamine and cocaine are not available.50,51