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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

For over 10 years, Mobile Medical has been the TPA for our non-regulated Drug Free Workplace Program. I can't say enough about the excellent customer service we have consistently received during those years. I've received faster than expected service levels on my requests and the representatives are always pleasant and knowledgeable. Our job sites span four states and are often in remote locations. Mobile Medical assists us to establish new test facilities when we anticipate testing needs outside of their extensive network. They have also gone above and beyond to provide on-site collections at some of our most remote locations.
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