PharmChem Laboratories Inc. of Menlo Park, Calif., has beenawarded the national contract for drug testing services by theAdministrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

The contract is for one year with four options to renew for ayear. If these options are exercised, sales are expected toexceed $25 million, according to Jay Whitney, president andchief executive officer of PharmChem. The company's currentcontract with this client accounts for 27 percent of its salesin the most recent quarter.

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