urine drug test sample kit

Urine Drug Testing

Urine testing remains the most commonly used drug specimen because of its familiarity, its cost to test, and its detection of a wide range of drugs for inclusion on test panels. A significant problem with urine testing is that it is vulnerable to "cheating" especially in unmonitored collection situations.

For more information on urine drug testing, to schedule your workplace screening, or to contact MMC, reach out today

Pros and Cons of Urine Screenings for Drug Use

Whether you select one or multiple methodologies, it is best to review the pros and cons of each. Read about the benefits and drawbacks of urine testing. 

Pros of Urine Testing

  • Inexpensive
  • Longevity in industry and proven track record
  • Detects recent drug use (previous 6-72 hours)
  • Approved for federal testing
  • Applicable for a variety of testing reasons including pre-employment, random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, follow-up, and return to duty screening
  • Laboratory and Point of Collection (Rapid) options
  • Available at all testing facilities

Cons of Urine Testing

  • Easily manipulated
  • Can be adulterated, diluted, and substituted when the collection process is not observed
  • Cannot measure the frequency of illicit drug use
  • Cannot indicate the severity of impairment

Learn more about various other types of drug testing available through Mobile Medical Corporation so you can make the best choice for your workplace environment. 

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Client Testimonials

It has been a pleasure to work with MMC. Over the years, the company has made a valuable contribution to our success. MMC understands the dynamic of the construction industry and this is exemplified in their flexibility in scheduling the many different exams/testing that is required. They are quick to respond to scheduling needs whether at their facility or when they come to ours. I look forward to continuing the partnership over the many years to come.
Donley's Inc.

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