ALS has extensive experience in forensic drug chemistry, analyzing tens of thousands of biological specimens per year for the presence of performance altering and therapeutic drugs.
Our drug testing laboratory staff has extensive cross training in each key area including UHPLC/HRMS, LC/MS/MS, GC/MS, ICP/MS, and immunoassay operations. All of our chemists and technicians are thoroughly trained analysts and follow strict chain-of-custody protocols.
We move the equine purchase process forward quickly with best in industry turnaround times.
Our chain-of-custody procedures have withstood all legal challenges in our more than 65 years of performing drug testing.
ALS has a comprehensive range of drug testing supplies available to order online.
ALS incorporates a comprehensive Quality Control Program for its routine laboratory practices.
ALS has in place all of the equipment required in your for a robust and comprehensive drug testing program.
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Additionally, we provide split-sample testing to almost every racing jurisdiction in the U.S. and several foreign countries. The U.S. map below color-delineates the states where ALS has, or is currently, conducting testing.
Our procedures are reviewed and accepted under our accreditations for ISO/IEC 17025, ILAC G-7, and RMTC. Since 2009, ALS laboratories is fully accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 for all parameters required by drug testing programs. In 2013 ALS was the first lab in the U.S. to add Cobalt analysis onto our ISO/IEC 17025 scope. In 2014 ALS was one of the first five U.S. labs to receive accreditation from Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC). Our Services Manager, Dr. Anthony Fontana, and serves on the RMTC’s Scientific Advisory Committee.
Our staff’s experience in drug testing, coupled with our forensic science expertise, enables us to give “expert witness” testimony at hearings and in court cases. We have done so in dozens of cases in Arkansas, California, Kentucky, Oregon, and Indiana.
We are dedicated to upholding a clean and healthy sport, working closely as members of the RMTC Scientific Advisory Committee. ALS has several employees who are members of the Association of Official Racing Chemists (AORC). Below is a map of our past and current clients.