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What is an MCV test?

What is an MCV test?

An MCV test is one of the three tests that AlphaBiolabs uses to measure alcohol levels in blood. A liver function test (LFT) and carbohydrate deficient transferrin (CDT) analysis are the other two. The acronym MCV stands for mean corpuscular volume and refers to the...
Drug testing in schools

Drug testing in schools

The consequences of a school child taking drugs on just one occasion can be poor performance in the classroom, disruptive behaviour, risk of injury or even overdose. With regular use, addiction can become a real possibility. There is growing evidence of long-term...
Crackdown on drugs at Cheltenham Festival

Crackdown on drugs at Cheltenham Festival

An elite armed unit and sniffer dogs will be on hand at the Cheltenham Festival (12–15th March) as police vow to issue a ‘very strong anti-drugs’ message to racegoers. Last year, only two arrests were made for drugs offences over the 4 days of racing, but officers are...
Child-protection pressures continue to rise

Child-protection pressures continue to rise

There has been a huge rise in demand for England’s child-protection services since 2010, and yet the government has an appalling lack of understanding of the growing pressure, according to a National Audit Office (NAO) report. Pressures on Children’s...
Secret paternity test

Secret paternity test

Is there any such thing as a secret paternity test? DNA relationship testing can be an emotional time. You may not want your close family or friends to know that you are undertaking such tests. For this reason, we take various steps to help minimise any chance of the...